CTY NOTRE04P NOTRE DAME ACADEMY L-R CHRISSIE D'AMATO AND SUSIE HILLIARD IN THE HALL AT NOTRE DAME. SUSIE HAS ALREADY GRADUATED FROM ND. DIANE HIRES 1-4-01
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Christina D'Amato, left, and Susannah Hillard of Notre Dame Academy are the first team from Ohio ever to take 1st-place honors at the National Forensics League competition, which was held in Oklahoma City in June.
They were presented trophies yesterday at an all-school assembly at Notre Dame, where Ms. D'Amato is a junior.
Ms. Hillard graduated in 2001 and lives in Los Angeles.