Decorah High School’s individual speech participants—coached by Molly Holkesvik, Gabriel Twedt, Carrie Kauffman, Rachel Breitenbach-Dirks, and Cydney Weitzel—competed Thursday, March 11th, in Decorah, Iowa. Around 50 students participated in the contest. Out of Decorah’s 53 performances, 39 received Division I (excellent) ratings.
The directors shared, “This season has been sensational. Our students have shown passion, talent, and grace through each practice and contest. We are truly proud of our students as performers, but more importantly, as people.”
Any potential All-State honors will be posted on Wednesday, March 24th after 4:00 pm on the Iowa High School Speech Association website at http://www.ihssa.org.
Results for Decorah Speech Performers Grades 10-12
Receiving a Division I (excellent) rating:
Original Oratory: Neptune Atwell, Sofie Grouws, Leila Johnson
Public Address: Jake Magner, Jenna Hartz
Expository Address: Alex Kane, Noah Lovelace, Clara Rooney