As we look forward to the Thanksgiving season, the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions would like to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to all of you–the students and teachers who attend the tournament, the bid schools who host qualifiers to the tournament, and our Executive Board and Committee members who are some of the best teachers in Oral Interpretation in the country–for making the NIETOC the largest tournament of champions and one of the best national tournament experiences offered.
The NIETOC Executive Board
Congratulations to Tournament Champions!
2016 EVENT CHAMPIONS
(pictured above from left to right)
Jake Wallack, University School, FL
Aekta Mouli, Eagan, MN
Mycah Butler, Midwest Speech & Debate, MI
Debra Moraitis, Midwest Speech & Debate, MI
Tyra Johnson & Edgar Partida, James Logan, CA
Isabella Czejdo, McDowell, PA
Gauri Ramesh, Millard North, NE
Clay Parker & Sonali Mehta, Lovejoy, TX
Drew McElvany, Saint Mary’s Hall, TX
AND Congratulations to 2016 Tournament Sweepstakes Winners
Act 1 Winner: Akins HS, TX, coached by Jesus Valles.
ACT 2 Winner: Lovejoy HS, TX, coached by Tami Parker.
ACT 3 Winner: Apple Valley, MN coached by Bryan Hagg.
|Will You Be There in 2017?
Join us in Kansas City, Missouri
berty North High Schoo
E 104th St.
Liberty, MO 64068
2017 NIETOC HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS
The beautiful Westin Hotel at Crown Center is the host hotel for the 2017 NIETOC. It is also the location for our Coaches Breakfast and tournament registration.
Rooms are $139 per night.
Book your rooms early for this special rate.
Nominate Josephine Dukes Teacher
of the Year Award
Recipients must be nominated by a student. Send the name and school of the person you would like to nominate to
and we will send you the nomination form.
Josephine Dukes spent a majority of her life giving, loving and serving her community. She believed “first you have to love the student, then and only then, can you teach them.” We are seeking teachers who exemplify learning, love, community, optimism, generosity and respect for all. As a student, if you feel your teacher is deserving of this honor, please fill out and submit the forms on our website.
Raphael Scott Waldrop,
Hattiesburg HS, MS, 2016 Recipient
2016 Perfect Performance Award and Scholarship Winner
Drew McElvany fromSaint Mary’s Hall, TX
with Demond Wilson,
President and Founder NIETOC
Drew McElvany was the winner of the 2016 Perfect Performance Award and Scholarship as the top individual performer at this year’s tournament. See the