The Morris Area High School Speech Team hosted a speech meet this past Saturday. From the Morris team, finalists included:
In Original Oratory: Lakia Manska, 1st Place and Katya Lackey, 3rd Place; Poetry Interpretation, Kaia Anderson, 3rd Place; Creative Expression: Luci Bransel, 3rd and Avery Frank, 7th; Discussion: Aarav Davkota, 3rd; Sam Jordan, 4th, and Alexis Lhotka, 7th; Dramatic Interpretation: Nicole Gillespie, 6th; Duo: Nikolai Stout and Matthew Kottavy, 3rd, and Nicole Gillespie and Sara Hoffman, 6th;
Extemporaneous Reading: Bobbi Wohlers, 4th, Ivan Hoffman, 7th, and David Varga 8th; Extemporaneous Speaking: Sam Jordan 3rd, and Ivan Hoffman 4th; Great Speeches: Lexi Gomer 2nd; Humorous Interpretation: Nikolai Stout 7th; Informative: Lydia Bright 5th, and Kylen Running Hawk 7th; Prose: Lydia Bright 8th
For the Minnewaska team, Ethan Feigum took 2nd in Creative Expression; the Duo of Benjamin Larson and Steven Talberg took 1st Place; and Talberg also took 1st Place in Humorous Interpretation.
For team results: New London-Spicer took 1st Place; Minneota came in 2nd; and Minnewaska in 3rd.