Speech team ends regular season with 2nd place win: Speech Expo coming up April 1
The Yellowjacket Speech Team competed against 400 other students in Underwood Saturday, taking second place out of 15 teams.
The win ended the team’s regular season action. Sub-Sections will be on April 6 and Sections April 13.
The Speech Expo has been set for Monday, April 1 with a spaghetti dinner and desserts at 5:30 p.m. in the Perham High School commons, spotlight senior performances in the auditorium at 6 p.m., and all competitor performances in classrooms at 6:45 p.m.
The expo will feature 13 categories of fine arts performances, and is open to the public.
The following competitors placed at Underwood:
Creative Expression: Brian Howey, 5th
Discussion: Maria Lorenson, Excellent; Riley Tostenson, 4th
Drama: Rachel Nelson, 2nd
Duo: Marlee Curtis and Lizzie Fudge, 8th; Nick Honer and Brian Howey, 4th; Chris Knutson and Rory Risk, 2nd
Heidi Weber, 7th; Kayla Heier, 1st
Storytelling: Andy Newville, 8th
Poetry: Alyssa Morris, Superior; Emma Sweere, Superior; Ali Christenson, 1st
Kanyon Edval, 5th
Great Speeches: Alex Wegscheid, Excellent; Sam Dreier, 7th; Julia Pearson, 3rd, Zepherian Richardson, 1st
Humor: Nick Honer, 4th
Inform: Jenna Wegscheid, Superior; Paityn Lund, 8th; Rachel Newville, 3rd
Original Oratory: Michaela Sondag, 8th; Mary Riestenberg, 6th; Mark Huebsch, 2nd
Prose: Leah Wuebben, 3rd