Decorah High School’s individual speech participants—coached by Molly Holkesvik, Gabriel Twedt, Carrie Kauffman, Rachel Breitenbach-Dirks, and Lyra McKnight—competed Saturday, February 26th, at Dysart Middle School. Around 50 students participated in the contest. Out of Decorah’s 59 performances, 52 received I (excellent) ratings.
The directors shared, “We are excited for our students to keep showing their great performance and speaking skills at State Contest in two weeks. We are proud of everything they are bringing to the table.”
Individual Speech State Contest will be held at Clear Lake High School on Saturday, March 12th.
Results for Decorah Speech Performers Grades 10-12Receiving a I (excellent) rating:
Original Oratory: Nat Roberts, Evon Leitz, Nadia Johnson
Public Address: Jenna Hartz, Anya Lovstuen, Kathryn Kelly
Expository Address: Ellen Rooney, Annika Franzen, Gabriel Hiner