LIVINGSTON, NJ — Heritage Middle School (HMS) students Dasara Kurti, Joanna Liu and Sylvie Friedman took top spots in the Oratorical Declamation and Interpretive Reading sections of the 2020 Union Catholic Forensics competition, which was held virtually on May 18.

Friedman placed first in the Interpretive Reading competition while Kurti and Liu took first and second place, respectively, in the Oratorical Declamation competition.

HMS Forensics team coach Karen Pinto explained that the students met remotely every week and practiced on their own at home to prepare for the competition. The Livingston Public Schools district congratulated all participants.