The District Speech Tournament was held March 6 and hosted by Central High School. BHS had eight students qualify for the district competition. They are under the direction of Darin Williams.
Ana Thomason and Loreli Morrison earned 7th place in the Duo category; Tanner Schmidt was awarded 3rd place in Humorous Interpretation; Jasmine White earned 5th place in Storytelling; and Brianna Gragg received 8th place in Radio Speaking.
Schmidt will advance to the State Contest scheduled April 23-25 and held on the Missouri State University campus.