Raytown South High School student Trinity Houts place sixth in the Missouri State High School Activities Association Speech and Debate Tournament in the Poetry event.
This year the tournament took place virtually. Houts earned first place in the poetry event in the District tournament in order to qualify for the state tournament.
Houts also qualified to complete in the National Speech and Debate Tournament in June 2021 in the Program of Oral Interpretation event.
The Raytown South High School Speech and Debate team is coached by Maureen Thomas and assistant coaches Michael Daniels, Helene Slinker, and Austin Steeley.