Meet the Regional Speech Team will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in the LCHS
auditorium. Admission is free, but donations to help the team with
expenses will be accepted.
Performances on Thursday will include
all finalists from Lincoln's own tournament last Saturday as well as
a few others.
Senior Sara Shane will perform her oratorical declamation "The
Greatest Day of My Life ... (So Far)," by Mark Scharenbroich, and
then will prepare a radio speech in the interim while others are
speaking. She will have 45 minutes to prepare a five-minute radio
script and will present it near the end of the program.
Senior Wyatt Phillis and junior Matthew Langdon will perform
their dramatic duet acting piece "Down Came the Rain," by Burgess
Clark, an eight-minute selection sure to tug the heartstrings. Later
in the program, Phillis and Langdon will return to present the
humorous duet acting piece "Pillow Talk," by Peter Tolan.
Senior Tegan Follis will share her dramatic interpretation of
"The Crimson Thread" by Mary Wells, as well as a program of poetry
she compiled and titled "An Unusual Love Triangle," about the
mother, child, grandchild connection.
Senior Kendall Katz will perform the humorous interpretation
piece "Open to Interpretation," by Ken Bradbury.
Senior Jacqueline Keysear, in her first year on the team, is the
regional entry in original oratory and will present her writing in
"Dramatic Cuts." Later, she and partner Madison Bishop will present
their dramatic duet acting piece.
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Bishop will also present her original comedy "Nothing but
Treble," fresh off the printer. Bishop, in her first year on the
team, is additionally the regional entry in impromptu speaking.
Junior Konnor Browne will present the prose speaking selection
"The Prodigy," by Richard Shelton.
Additional members of the team who are not performing but have
competed this season are seniors Brock Bleess and Grace Sheley,
juniors Joella Vermeire and Justin Broom, and freshman Logan Keysear.
The team has been coached this season by head coach Jennifer
Keith and assistants Abigail Curry, Elizabeth Buttell Landes and
[Text from file received from
Jennifer Keith, Lincoln Community