NEWS RELEASE
GALENA PARK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Communications Department
14705 Woodforest Blvd., Houston, TX 77015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 16, 2012
CONTACT: Jonathan Frey
(832) 386-1231
jfrey@galenaparkisd.com

GALENA PARK HIGH SCHOOL’S SPEECH TEAM
WINS AT EDA TOURNAMENT

       On Saturday, April 14, the Galena Park High School Speech Team competed at the Educational Drama-Speech Association. Individual participants and the team as a whole shared in the success.

       Individually the team brought home a total of 23 Superior award ribbons and 11 Excellent ribbons. The nine member, all freshman GPHS speech team came in second place by just 1.25 percentage points ñ just behind the larger Beaumont Central High School competing with students ranging from grades 9 - 12.

       The Galena Park High School Speech Team team brought home the second place sweepstakes trophy.

       Congratulation to these outstanding students and thier teacher.

Speech Team

The Galena Park High School Speech Team is made up entirely of freshmen. (pictured l/r): Itzel Gonzalez, Isdrio Maldonado, Delmy Escobar, Ammy Deleon, Elias Vega, Delia Gonzales, Danielle Galvan, Raymond Medellin, Tommy Lamas, and James Kingsmill, GPHS Speech Teacher/Coach