LCHS speech team places 4th at IHSA regional
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The Lincoln Community High
School speech team placed fourth last weekend at the IHSA individual
events regional tournament in Lincoln.
Senior Wyatt Phillips and junior Matthew Langdon were dual regional
champions, in humorous duet acting and dramatic duet acting.
the 11 events LCHS entered, 10 will move on to sectional competition
Saturday in Charleston.
Additional finalists were senior Sara Shane, third in oratorical
declamation and fourth in radio speaking; senior Tegan Follis,
fourth in poetry reading and fifth in dramatic interpretation;
junior Madison Bishop, third in original comedy and fourth in
impromptu speaking; senior Jacqueline Keysear, fourth in original
oratory; and senior Kendall Katz, third in humorous interpretation.
Also placing at the regional was junior Konnor Browne, fifth in
"The kids have worked very hard this week, improving and
preparing for sectional competition," said head coach Jennifer
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"The top 72 of each event perform at six sectionals across the
state this Saturday," she continued, "and the top 18 from there will
move forward to Peoria next weekend.
"We'd love to have a great group of students move forward."
The team has been coached this season by Keith and assistants
Abigail Curry, Elizabeth Buttell Landes and Elizabeth Jaegle.
[Text from file received from
Jennifer Keith, Lincoln Community