Finalists from the LCHS Speech
Team at the Bloomington High School Invitational Saturday
are: Caleb White, Claire Conrady, Jake Berglin, Zac McCray,
Braden Tanner, Justin Woods, Belle Smith, Reagen Tibbs, Lena
Stapleton and Zak Luken.
Speech Team takes 6th at Bloomington invitational
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[December 12, 2014]
- The LCHS Speech Team continued their season Saturday at the
Bloomington Invitational placing 6th of the 19 teams and taking five
Winners in their respective events were sophomore Claire Conrady
in both varsity Dramatic Interpretation and Original Comedy; juniors
Zac McCray and Braden Tanner in varsity Humorous Duet Acting; Tanner
and freshman Justin Woods in varsity Dramatic Duet Acting; and
junior Lena Stapleton in junior varsity Dramatic Interpretation.
"We are so incredibly proud of the team; despite losing members due
to illness and other choices, the ones who remain are sturdy,
hard-working and diligent, and it is paying off," said head coach
"Thirteen of the 15 events we entered were finalists, so that's a
great showing for us," said Wyatt Phillis, assistant speech coach.
Additional finalists in varsity events were: McCray and Conrady, 3rd
in DDA; McCray, 3rd in DI; sophomore Belle Smith, 4th in Oratorical
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Finalists in the junior varsity categories were: Smith, 4th
in Informative Speaking; freshman Zak Luken and Stapleton, 3rd
in DDA; sophomore Reagen Tibbs, 2nd in Extemporaneous Speaking;
sophomores Caleb White and Jake Berglin, 4th in HDA; and Luken,
6th in Radio Speaking.
The team travels to Normal Community this Saturday for a 14-team
[Jennifer Keith, Lincoln Community
High School Speech Coach]