FDSH Large Group Speech Team successful at State

Readers Theater selected for All State

On Feb. 2, members of the Fort Dodge Senior High speech team attended the Iowa High School Speech Association State Large Group Speech Contest. They performed the 11 acts that qualified for State through the district competition last month. Five of the acts received Division I ratings with one of them selected for All State and six groups received Division II ratings.

“I am so proud of all our students who performed,” Lindey Krug, speech coach, said. “The team had a great day at State. We are thrilled to have the Readers Theater group selected for All State. It is such an honor for the kids to be chosen and will be an experience they will never forget.”

The All State Speech Festival takes place Feb. 16 at Iowa State University.

Division 1 (*indicates All-State)

• Group Improvisation — CJ Squared — Jacob Laird, Jordan Martin, Chris Hatton

• Group Mime — Cinderella-ish — Jeannie Boro, Desi Pineda, Ash Wacholtz

• *Readers Theater — Finding Hope – Antavion Adams, Emily Asay, Kane Freeman, Macey Peterson, Joey Kelley, Nathan Hayes, Collin Ellsbury, Keziah Henkelman, Cayci Bidleman, Jamie Lennon, Annie Niemeyer, Olivia Selby, Chloe Vinchattle, Madison Vinchattle, Josh Meier

• Radio Broadcasting — KOTRTN (Knights of the Round Table) — Jacob Cook, Nathan Hayes, Nathaniel Madden, Jonathan Madden

• JV TV News — SNAZ — LaShae Pettigrew, Aliscia Habhab, Estella Moffitt

Division 2

• Group Improvisation — FLACC — Destiny Farhat, Taishonna Ludwig, Chase Anderson, Josh Campbell, Keiona Crooks

• One Act Play — The Substitute — Isabel Beekman, Cameron Larson, Maddie Brehm, Akeylah Wilson, Jerri Evans, Connor Bruns, Naima Nentele

• Ensemble — Early Frost — Sydney Karr, Kylie Portz, Victoria Pavik, Gracie Miller, Reagan Black

• Ensemble — Sociability — Grace Champagne, Alaina Porter, Josh Meier, Antavion Adams

• Musical Theater — Finding Neverland — Mackenzie Sharp, Kylie Portz, Cole Hamlow, Austin Andrews, CayciBidleman, Macey Peterson, Jeannie Boro

• JV Choral Reading — Freshman Anonymous — Malaney Butrick, Katelyn Ganzeveld, Bo Tracey, Dennis Morgan, LaShae Pettigrew, Aliscia Habhab, Estella Moffitt

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