Sacred Heart School students place in Yale Invitational Debate and Speech Tournament

Junior Kayla Turner and Sophomore Evrosina Awad performed with distinction at the tournament.
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KINGSTON, Mass. - Oct. 22, 2018 - PRLog -- Sacred Heart School (, a private, Catholic, co-educational school for students in preschool through grade 12, proudly announces that high school junior Kayla Turner and sophomore Evrosina Awad performed with distinction during the recent Yale Invitational Tournament, one of the largest collegiate sponsored high school speech tournaments in the country.

Turner, of Middleboro placed fourth in the Dramatic Interpretation category and fifth in Programmed Oratorical.  Awad, of Raynham finished a mere point away from quarterfinals in the Dramatic Interpretation category at the tournament, held on the New Haven campus of Yale University.

The tournament marked the first of the Sacred Heart academic year.  Members of the Sacred Heart debate and speech team will compete next at the upcoming 48th New York City Invitational Tournament at the Bronx High School of Science.

"Congratulations to Kayla and Evrosina for their outstanding presentations during the Yale Invitational," said Dan Sapir, Speech and Debate Coach at Sacred Heart School.  "The entire school is proud of their achievement."

About Sacred Heart School

Sacred Heart School is a private, co-educational Catholic school system, providing educational opportunities for students from preschool through grade 12 for 35 communities throughout the South Shore and Cape Cod. As a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Divine Providence, Sacred Heart School welcomes students to a learning community which is academically challenging and rooted in the Gospel.  Students develop critical thinking skills, engage in service to those in need, and deepen awareness of global perspectives.

Situated on 100 acres in Kingston, MA, the Sacred Heart campus encompasses an Early Education Center, Elementary School, and Middle- High School. The school offers a strong liberal arts curriculum and cutting-edge technology programs in combination with extensive athletic, arts, and extra-curricular activities to ensure students a well-rounded education.

Founded in 1947, the school has seen many changes since its inception, including the recent construction of a $2 million Science and Innovation Center, upgrades to the Observatory, the addition of a large organic garden, and extensive beautiful athletics fields and facilities.

The campus is in use throughout the year as the site of many sports events. Sacred Heart also offers several vibrant summer programs focusing on academics, leadership skills, and traditional athletic programs. Sacred Heart is also home to Camp Morningstar, a long-standing recreational camp with sailing, swimming, sports, games and field trips.

Sacred Heart is proud of its near 100% college acceptance rate at outstanding schools in the United States and around the Globe.

Sacred Heart is led by President Sister Myra Rodgers, CDP, High School Principal Dr. Michael Gill, Interim Elementary School Principal Shaun Morgan, and Early Childhood Center Principal, Sister Angela Provost, CDP.

Sacred Heart School welcomes students of all faiths and diverse backgrounds. The school is committed to developing the whole student, offering an independent school atmosphere and top-tier academics.

The Sacred Heart School campus is located at 251-399 Bishops Highway, Kingston, MA 02364. For additional information about the school, please visit or call 781-585-7511.
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