Holy Redeemer Students Finalists

In State Speech & Debate Competition

state finalists

Four  members of Holy Redeemer High School’s Speech and Debate team were named finalists in the state championship competition held at Susquehanna University. Over 100 schools and over 700 students competed.

Maria Khoudary placed second in the state in Impromptu Speaking, Donald Stephens placed third in Extemporaneous Speaking, and Thomas Caffrey and Ana Turosky placed sixth in Dramatic Duo Interpretation.

Shown are Holy Redeemer’s state tourney finalists, seated from left: Ana Turosky, Plymouth;  Thomas Caffrey, Hanover Twp.; Donald Stephens, Shavertown; Maria Khoudary, Dallas. Standing: Mike Wolfkiel, coach; Jeffrey Niemiec, coach; Karley Stasko, coach.

Holy Redeemer High School is located in Wilkes-Barre on South Pennsylvania Blvd. and is the largest Catholic high school sponsored by the Diocese of Scranton. Mrs. Anita Sirak is principal.