Wyatt Phillis, senior, and Matthew Langdon, junior, placed second in
humorous duet acting, and senior Tegan Follis placed second in
poetry reading. Senior Sara Shane placed third in radio speaking,
and senior Brock Bleess placed seventh in impromptu speaking.
"This was a tremendous first showing for the team this year," said
Keith. "Since the beginning of school, these same students have done the fall
play, the 'Spooktacular' Halloween safety show for over 900
grade school students in preschool through third grade, and some
even participated in madrigals for choir before we could begin the
"They are busy, busy kids, but they still take this seriously,"
continued Keith, "and we hope to have more finalists next week at
LCHS speakers will travel to Charleston Nov. 17 for its 20-team
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