A-W Individual Events Speech contestants advance to the state contest March 9

Posted February 28, 2013 at 6:00 am

There will be 19 Akron-Westfield students competing at the Iowa High School Speech Association’s state competition, which will be held March 9 in Algona.

The Akron-Westfield students competed in the District Individual Events Speech Contest Feb. 23. The event was held at the Akron-Westfield School.

All contestants who received a Superior “I” rating will compete in the state competition.

A-W students’ results are as follows:

• Hunter Armstrong, Expository Address, I;

• Katie Black, Poetry, I;

• Dominick Foley, Storytelling, I;

• Kristen Foley, Poetry, I;

• Alex Franker, Prose, I;

• Alec Heeren, Review, I;

• Anastasia Hoffer, Prose, I;

• Eliza Kjar, Solo Musical Theatre, I;

• Kali Kriener, Acting, I;

• Adam Kroksh, Acting, I;

• Maggi Liebetrau, Prose, I;

• Emily Meerdink, Expository Address and Literary Program, both I’s;

• Kellie O’Byrne, Poetry, I;

• Maddy Rife, Acting and Storytelling, both I’s.

• Carla Robinson, Prose, I;

• Ryleigh Schnell, Public Address, I;

• Jaclyn Smith, Improvisation, I;

• Kelcie Wakeman, Literary Program, II;

• Cali Westergard, Expositiory Address, I; and

• Jessen Wood, Storytelling, I.

The final Individual Events Speech honors will be presented at an All-State Festival March 25 at the University of Northern Iowa at Cedar Falls.

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