DDF recognized for sportsmanship, academics

Homer High school’s Drama, Debate and Forensics team finished their season by taking several awards at the state tournament held at East Anchorage High School from Feb. 18-20. 

Nolan Bunting took home the Student of the Year award, which recognized him out of all the students in the state for his work this season. Bunting also placed fifth in the expository speaking category.

Landon Bunting placed third in pantomime, while teammates Rowyn Cunningham, Patrick Hannan and Theodore Castellani took sixth place in the same category. 

Homer’s team won the 1A/2A/3A divisions sportsmanship and academic award, in addition to placing in events.

“The students represented Homer High School very well, and also brought home some pretty awesome awards,” said DDF coach Amy Johnson. “Our GPA was 3.82, which was even higher than South Anchorage’s GPA.”