At almost the same time on March 11th, Sophia Parker won the Lions Club International Speak Out Contest, bringing home the state championship for the Vergennes Lions Club. Sophia has also been very successful in the Rotary and other speaking contests as well. Congratulations Sophia!
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Two VUHS Orators Earn State Titles
On Saturday, March 11th, VUHS orators were at their very best, securing two state titles and tying a record. VUHS senior Alyse Beauchemin earned her third state championship in the American Legion Oratorical, which was held at the Veterans Hospital Complex in White River Junction. Alyse will compete against 49 other state champions in Indianapolis, Indiana in April. Alyse is only the second high school orator in 64 years to accomplish three championships in this difficult contest. Congratulations Alyse!