Each of the eight ZLS entries received the highest, #1, rating at
the IESA state contest.
The eight ZLS entries included: Abbi Montgomery, Olivia Thompson,
Caroline Ahrends, and J. R. Lynn in Group Acting; Grace Montgomery,
Katie Lynn, and Madeline Steiner in Group Acting; Grace and Natalie
Miller in Duet Acting; and Katie and Madeline in Duet Acting. Improv
Duet participants were: Abbi and Caroline; J. R. and Olivia; Natalie
and Carter Robison; and Katie and Madeline. Grace and Noah Butler
were unable to compete due to illness.
Several team members received special awards at the Speech Team
Recognition Night. Award winners were: Katie – Script Master; Abbi –
Most Improved Script Actor; Carter – Improv Master; Natalie – Most
Improved Improv Actor; and Olivia – Rookie of the Year.
The team was coached by Sarah Puls, Lisa Merreighn, Josh Merreighn,
and Georgie Borchardt.
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