February 22, 2023 — Award-winning Chardon High School junior and speech and debate "Hilltalker" Charlotte Jons competed at the National Speech and Debate Association's North Coast District Tournament on Feb. 17-18, finishing first place in Program Oral Interpretation and advancing her to a spot on the national tournament stage.
CHS principal Doug Murray stated, "Extraordinary news! She is now literally going places!!!!"
Charlotte will be in excellent company with the other national qualifiers from the North Coast District — representing schools that include Solon High School, Chagrin Falls High School, Kenston High School, Brecksville High School, Hawken, University School, St. Ignatius High School and Laurel School.
We look forward to following Charlotte's journey at both the State and National tournaments.
Congratulations and Go Hilltalker!
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