Junior High Speech team earns awards at Battle Lake tournament
Members of the junior high Yellow Jacket Speech Team competed at a meet in Battle Lake on Monday, February 12.
The team had several members earn awards, with Rory Sauer taking first place in the Extemporaneous Speaking category, Kira Johnson placing first in Poetry and Emily Kirkenwitz placing second in the Humorous category. Other awards included:
Creative: Meghan Reed, Superior; Lily Aakre, Superior; Trisha Crews, 4th.
Discussion: Crisavy Seeman, 4th; Stephanie Dickerson, 3rd.
Drama: Abby Fisette, 4th.
Duo: Dacia Backstrom and Gretchen Genoch, Excellent
Extemporaneous Speaking: Rory Sauer, 1st.
Humorous: Joe Reed, Excellent; Haven Roth, Excellent; Emily Kirkenwitz, 2nd.
Poetry: Kira Johnson, 1st.
Prose: Maddie Johnson, Excellent; Clara Tangen; Superior; Lauren Schreader, 3rd.
The next meet for the high school team is this weekend at Eastview, the next meet for the junior high team is Saturday, February 24, in Browerville. Coach Kasey Wacker encourages family and friends to attend the tournaments and watch the teams compete.