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The Forensics Team earned exciting results at the Local and State Championships!

On Saturday, March 17, the team celebrated St. Patrick’s Day and spring break at the New York Catholic Forensics League Grand Championship hosted by Stuyvesant High School. CSH closed the local season winning 4th Place Team Sweepstakes and qualifying four speakers for the Grand National Championship held in Washington, D.C. over Memorial Day Weekend! Congratulations to:

National  Qualifiers:

Charlotte Magee ‘19 - 1st Place
Original Oratory

Grace Wilson ‘18 - 2nd Place
Phoebe Tomlinson ‘19 - 4th Place

Extemporaneous Speaking

Elizabeth Weise ‘20 - 3rd Place


and to our semi-finalists

Olivia Sahid ‘18
Alicia Rivera ‘18

Oral Interpretation of Literature

Alison Bajada ‘19
Annika Solomone ‘19

Dramatic Performance


On April 28-29, the team competed at the New York State Forensics League Championship hosted by Hofstra University. Over the course of the regular season, twenty-four members of the team qualified to compete at States and contributed to our 5th Place Team Sweepstakes award! Congratulations to our finalists and qualifiers:


Charlotte Magee ‘19 - State Champion
Alison Bajada ‘19 - 2nd Place
Ekaterina Skorniakova ‘19
Jada Badillo ‘19

Original Oratory

Elizabeth Weise ‘20 - State Champion
Amelia Oulvey ‘21  - Quarterfinalist
Serena Camici ‘21  - Quarterfinalist
Isa Mellody ‘20  - Quarterfinalist
Francesca Cruz ‘21 
Laura Poma ‘20
Hope Longe ‘21


Annika Solomone ‘19 - 3rd Place
Kate Anderson ‘19 - 4th Place
Olivia Sahid ‘18 - Quarterfinalist
Alicia Rivera ‘18 - Quarterfinalist
Sofia Casulli ‘19

Varsity Oral Interpretation

Alison Bajada ‘19 - 4th Place
Olivia Sahid ‘18  - Honorable Mention

Humorous Interpretation

Alicia Rivera ‘18 - Semifinalist
Program Oral Interpretation

Phoebe Tomlinson ‘19 - Semifinalist
Grace Wilson ‘18
Lily Wood ‘18

Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking

Stephanie Chen ‘20  - Quarterfinalist
Avery Marzen ‘21  - Quarterfinalist
Annie Poulos ‘21
Lauren Rooney ‘20

JV Extemporaneous Speaking

Claire Ponnaiya ‘20  - Quarterfinalist
Laura Poma ‘20
Isa Mellody ‘20
Francesca Cruz ‘21

JV Oral Interpretation

Annie Poulos ‘21  - 5th Place