Tournament varsity champions for LCHS
were Lindsey Boerma in humorous interpretation, Brady Gerdts and
Eric Knutilla in humorous duet acting, Tom Swanson in oratory, and
Kassandra Pepperell in impromptu speaking.
Other varsity placers for Lincoln were
Brady Gerdts and Kathryn Muck, second, and Daniel Ohmart and Brandon
Davis, fourth, in dramatic duet; Kathryn Muck, second in dramatic
interpretation; Amy Schumacher, fifth in extemporaneous; Patrick
Perry, fifth, and Tony Curcuru, sixth, in humorous interpretation;
Cameron Kurtz, second, and Brandon Rahn, fourth, in impromptu
speaking; Kassandra Pepperell, sixth in oratory; Meri Laurence,
seventh in declamation; Lindsey Boerma, second, and Jaci
Gandenberger, sixth, in original comedy; Ruth Ohmart, sixth in prose
reading; Brian Welter, fourth in radio speaking; Tom Swanson,
second, and Janel Fillbeck, fifth, in special occasion speaking; and
Ruth Ohmart, third in verse reading.
LCHS novice champions were Taylor
Muck in humorous interpretation and Janel Fillbeck in oratory.
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Other novice finalists for Lincoln
were Jillian Dowell and Rhiannon Hoagland, fourth in dramatic duet;
Jaci Gandenberger, third in dramatic interpretation; Cameron Kurtz,
second in extemporaneous; Taylor Muck and Ian Arneaud, fifth,
Chrissy Schick, fourth, and Annie Sheley, sixth, in declamation; and
Jillian Dowell, fourth in special occasion speaking.
Next weekend the team will attend
the prestigious Downers Grove South tournament.
LCHS speech coaches Ed Jodlowski and
Carrie Schreiber invite the public to come out and support the team
at the Lincoln tournament in two weeks, on Jan. 29.
news release provided by Ed Jodlowski]