LCHS students rev for state with
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[JAN. 31, 2005]
While not competing as a
team this weekend, Lincoln Community High School speech team members
had a successful final competition before the state series begins,
hosting their own tournament.
Lincoln was led by tournament champions
Tom Swanson in declamation and special occasion speaking, Brian
Welter in radio and extemporaneous, Lindsey Boerma in humorous
interpretation, and Brady Gerdts and Eric Knutilla in humorous duet.
Other LCHS finalists were Brady Gerdts
and Kathryn Muck, third in dramatic duet; Muck, second in dramatic
interpretation; Cameron Kurtz, fifth in extemporaneous; Kassandra
Pepperell, fourth in declamation; Lindsey Boerma, third, and Rachel
Hahn, sixth, in original comedy; Tom Swanson, third in oratory;
Rachel Kasa, fourth in prose; and Sonya Twist, fifth in special
The team will host "Meet the
Regional Team" on Thursday night at 6:30 and will attend the IHSA
regional at Normal Community High School on Saturday.
news release provided by Ed Jodlowski]