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March 12, 2013

Northeast students place at speech contest

GOOSE LAKE — Northeast’s individual speech team recently competed in the state speech contest at Vinton-Shellsburg High School.

The team is coached by Jennifer Huling and Matt Bolahan. Each performance at the state contest is evaluated by three judges. To earn an overall Division I rating, students must earn at least two Division I ratings from the judges.

Four students earned Division I ratings from all three judges in both of their events: Jordan Bird, “Sorting Hat,” poetry from J.K. Rowling and her storytelling of “Tikki Tikki Tembo;” Catrina Jargo’s public address, “The Girl Who Silenced the World for Five Minutes,” and her literary program on random acts of kindness; Jacinta Jargo’s acting performance, “Acceptance,” and her literary program, “11:21 a.m.;” and Jacob Kilburg’s review of “Tuesday’s With Morrie” and his original oratory, “The R Word: Unacceptable.”

Two students earned Division I ratings from all three judges in one event: Victoria Kuznetsova’s poetry of Publo Neruda and Madeline Schumacher’s review of “11/22/63.”

Three students earned an overall Division I rating in one event: Haley Bielenberg’s solo musical theater, “Somewhere That’s Green;” and Brett Petersen’s radio news announcing and improvisational acting performance on a skeet shooter and a professional football player when the door would not open; and Eli Shulz’s storytelling of “Epossumondas.”

Seven performances earned Division II ratings: Heaven Baker’s public address of  “Everybody’s Free;” Bielenberg, “The Perfect Nest;” Elizabeth Carstensen’s public address of “The Blueberry Story;” Nick Kilburg’s after-dinner speech, “Improving Faculty Relations;” Petersen’s radio news announcing; Madeline Schumacher’s solo musical theater, “See I’m Smiling;” and Karissa Stage’s poetry from Lewis Carroll.

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