On Saturday, February 10, 2018, the Cumberland High School Forensics team competed in regional competition at Galileo Magnet School. Under the direction of Mr. Charles Haigh, the Cumberland team was named the Region 1B Forensics Champions for the fourth consecutive year. Mr. Haigh was named the Coach of the Year for the Region. Winners included the following:
Ramir Parker—2nd place Extemporaneous Speaking
Dawn Helton—3rd place Extemporaneous Speaking
Angela Finchum—1st place Impromptu Speaking
Chyann Taylor—2nd place Original Oratory
Penny Dorsey—3rd place Storytelling
Tanner Cochran—1stplace Humorous Interpretation
Cierra Jeffers—2nd place Humorous Interpretation
Acadia Czeizinger—1st place Serious Dramatic Interpretation
Blessin Franklin—1st place Prose Interpretation
Carly Thompson—2nd place Prose interpretation
Hallye Workman—1st place Poetry Interpretation
Essence Ayers—2nd place Poetry Interpretation
Rahemma Fulani and Annabelle Williamson—1st place Humorous Duo
Jamie Jones and Denise Mullins—1st place Serious Duo
Principal Jeffrey Scales congratulated the team on their outstanding accomplishment.
The 2018 Forensics Team, with the Region 1B trophy, included the following: Hallye Workman, Blessin Franklin, Carly Thompson, Jamie Jones, Tanner Cochran, Denise Mullins, Tanai Carter, Essence Ayers, Cierra Jeffers, Dawn Helton, Caylor Scales, Angela Finchum, Rahemma Fulani (Captain), Ramir Parker, Annabelle Williamson (Captain), Acadia Czeizinger, Penny Dorsey, and Chyanne Taylor.
Dr. Jeffrey Scales (CHS Principal) displays the team trophy and Coach Charles Haigh holds his Coach of the Year trophy.
Congratulations to the Region 1B Forensics Champions from Cumberland High School. This is the 4th consecutive year as the region champs. Mr. Haigh was the Region Coach of the Year. Congratulations to the Region 1B Forensics Champions from Cumberland High School. This is the 4th consecutive year as the region champs. Mr. Haigh was the Region Coach of the Year.
At the Cumberland School Board meeting held on Monday, February 12, 2018, Mr. Andrew Hoyt was named the new Assistant Principal of Cumberland Middle School (CMS). Mr. Hoyt, formerly the civics teacher, has functioned in other capacities while at CMS, including serving the Summer School Coordinator, the VTSS co-chairman, and an Administrative Liaison.