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Marra Edwards is 2nd in the State in Oratorical Competition

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Heathwood senior Marra Edwards finished second in the state in the 2019 Optimist Oratorical Competition, earning $2000 in scholarship money. This is the fourth straight year that at least one Heathwood student has won the local competition and advanced to the state level.

Edwards, who has also won numerous awards for her performance on Heathwood's Mock Trial Team, spoke on the topic "Is There a Fine Line Between Opimism and Reality?"  She will attend Furman University in the fall.