speech team lassos trophies at weekend meets
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Competing at two
tournaments this weekend, the Lincoln Community High School speech
team brought home a first-place trophy from the varsity tournament
in Bloomington and a second-place trophy from the novice tournament
Tournament champions for the varsity
team included were Tom Swanson in special occasion speaking,
Lindsey Boerma in humorous interpretation and Audrey Beach in
Other varsity finalists were Kasey
Pepperell and Brandon Davis second and Brittany Feese and Brady
Gerdts fourth in dramatic duet, Katie Muck second and Lindsey
Boerma fourth in dramatic interpretation, Pepperell and Gerdts
fifth in humorous duet, Katie Muck fifth in humorous
interpretation, Brandon Davis second and Erica Brickey fifth in
declamation, Brian Welter second in original comedy and radio, Amy
Schumacher fifth and Ruth Ohmart seventh in oratory, Brittany
Feese fourth in prose, Fay Allison fifth and Lindsey Boerma sixth
in special occasion, and Erica Brickey third and Eric Knutilla
sixth in verse.
Novice tournament champions were
Hannah Snyder in extemporaneous, Sonya Twist in oratory and
declamation, and Rebecca Rogers in prose.
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Other novice placers were Rachel Hahn
second in humorous interpretation and original comedy, Patrick
Perry fifth in humorous interpretation, Andrew Kleinman fifth and
Jill Patrick sixth in special occasion, Rachel Kasa fourth in
prose and fifth in verse, Sid Comstock fourth in extemporaneous,
Daniel Ohmart sixth in radio, Brandon Rahn second and Hannah
Snyder and Sid Comstock fifth in impromptu, and Patrick Perry and
Daniel Ohmart fourth and Kathryn O'Donoghue and Tony Curcuru sixth
in humorous duet.
Coaches Ed Jodlowski and Carrie
Schreiber said, "We are very proud of these kids; we think the sky
is the limit for this team, and next weekend's tough competition
in Naperville should help us to know where we are."
travels to the site of this year's state tournament for the
Naperville Central Tournament of Roses this weekend.