On March 24th, 13 individual speech participants were selected as All-State performers, tying the record for the largest number of students nominated for individual speech in Decorah High School’s history. The students were coached by Molly Holkesvik, Gabriel Twedt, Carrie Kauffman, Rachel Breitenbach-Dirks, and Cydney Weitzel.
Although the All-State Festival has been canceled for this year, all students selected to All-State will receive a medal and recognition.
The following students’ performances were selected as receiving All-State honors:
Acting: Tyler Irwin
After Dinner Speaking: Kendra Bigler
After Dinner Speaking (9th grade): Nathaniel Roberts
Expository Address: Clara Rooney
Original Oratory: Sofie Grouws and Leila Johnson
Prose: Amanda Kavan
Public Address: Jake Magner
Radio News Announcing (9th grade): Simon Kutz
Solo Musical Theater: Amber Hussain and Dylan Muhlbauer
Spontaneous Speaking: Landan Folkedahl and Anya Lovstuen