K-12 Private Christian School in Northwest Houston, TX

2018 TAPPS State Speech and Academic Competition

Cypress Christian School was well represented at the recent TAPPS State Speech Meet and Academic Competition. A group of 16 joined three art students in Waco for the Division 4A competition April 9–11,2018. Students participated in Solo Acting, Duet Acting, Original Oratory, Poetry, Prose, Spanish, Current Events, Social Studies, Science, Math and Calculator.

Students qualifying for semi-finals were: Ben Bezner, Courtney Bonnard, Brandon Cao, Paul Carpenter, Sarah Hawkins, Lauren Nicholson and Preston Witschonke.

Those receiving awards were:

Adam Carr – 2nd Place Original Oratory

Ashley Deskin – 2nd Place Prose

Bella Kraft – 2nd Place Poetry

CCS Yearbook – 7th Place.


Students participating at the state competition:

Ben Bezner

Courtney Bonnard

Brandon Cao

Paul Carpenter

Adam Carr

Ashley Deskin

Sarah Hawkins

Gabby Kostecki

Bella Kraft

Lauren Nicholson

Sophia Slabic

Collin Tate

Beto Vasquez

Caroline Wax

Preston Witschonke

Josh Yough