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Two students earn medals at state speech

National Qualifiers

Sara Avila & Elizabeth Barnard – Duo Interpretation

Stephanie Earhart - Humorous Interpretation – Top Novice

John Tines – Humorous Interpretation

Ethan Weber – Humorous Interpretation

Erin Benal – Persuasive Speaking

2017/18 Schedule

May 11-13 NIETOC Nationals – Denver, CO
June 17-22 NSDA Nationals - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2017/18 Results

State Speech, Thursday, March 22 (University of Nebraska-Kearney)

The speech team competed at the Class A tournament in Kearney yesterday, with Anna Krueger finishing 6th in Persuasive Speaking and Abby Horner finishing 6th in Poetry. They are pictured with head coach Nolan DeWispelare and assistant coach Beth Reeves. The team finished 9th overall in Class A.

Saturday, March 10 - District Meet (Millard West)

Oz (Erin Benal, Sara Avila, Parker Dodson, Elizabeth Barnard) - CHAMPIONS - OID - State Qualifiers

Sara Avila & Elizabeth Barnard - CHAMPION - Duet Acting -State Qualifiers

Ethan Weber - CHAMPION - Humorous Prose - State Qualifier

Abby Horner - 2nd - Poetry - State Qualifier

Stephanie Earhart - 2nd - Entertainment - State Qualifier

Stephanie Earhart - 3rd - Humorous Prose - State Qualifier

Aaron Vrbka - 4th - Poetry - State Qualifier

Anna Krueger - 4th - Persuasive - State Qualifier

Abby Horner - 4th - Serious Prose - State Qualifier

Kaylee Arndt - 4th - Informative - State Qualifier

Phil Turner - 4th - Extemporaneous - State Qualifier

Emily Kopetzky - 5th - Informative

Erin Benal - 5th - Persuasive

Abby Nelson - 5th - Extemporaneous

Team - 2nd out of 8

NSDA Qualfier - March 5 - Omaha Marian

Sara Avila & Elizabeth Barnard – 3rd – Duo Interpretation – NATIONAL QUALIFIERS!

Anna Krueger & Kaylee Arndt – 5th – Duo Interpretation

Ethan Weber – 4th – Humorous Interpretation – 1st alternate to NSDA nationals

Stephanie Earhart – 5th – Humorous Interpretation

Sara Avila – 7th – Informative Speaking

Erin Benal – 3rd – Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking – NATIONAL QUALIFIER!

Phil Turner – 4th – Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking – 1st alternate to NSDA nationals

Team – 4th out of 16

Saturday, Feb. 17 – David City Aquinas

Sara Avila & Elizabeth Barnard - 2nd - Duet Acting

Emily Kopetzky - 4th - Informative Speaking

Kaylee Arndt - 6th - Informative Speaking

Erin Benal - CHAMPION - Extemporaneous Speaking

Phil Turner - 4th - Extemporaneous Speaking

Anna Krueger - CHAMPION - Persuasive Speaking

Erin Benal - 4th - Persuasive Speaking

Anna Krueger - 4th - Entertainment Speaking

Justin Slepicka - 2nd - Impromptu Speaking

Phil Turner - 3rd - Impromptu Speaking

Sara Avila - 6th - Impromptu Speaking

Team - 2nd out of 13 teams

Friday, Feb. 16 – Lincoln East

Sara Avila & Elizabeth Barnard - 20th - Duo Interp - Already qualified for Nationals

Kaylee Arndt & Anna Krueger - 23rd - Duo Interp - 1st Bid for Nationals

Stephanie Earhart - 5th - Entertainment - Top Novice

Tiana Le - 8th - Entertainment

Abby Nelson - 6th - Extemporaneous

Phil Turner - 16th - Extemporaneous

Stephanie Earhart - 10th - Humorous Interp - Top Novice - already qualified for Nationals

Abby Horner - 11th - Poetry

Team - 8th out of 35

Saturday, Feb. 10 – Lincoln North Star

Sara Avila & Elizabeth Barnard – 3rd – Duo Interpretation

Kaylee Arndt – 8th – Entertainment Speaking

Justin Slepicka – 12th – Entertainment Speaking

Phil Turner – 6th – Extemporaneous Speaking

Erin Benal – 9th – Extemporaneous Speaking

Sara Avila – 6th – Informative Speaking

Sara Avila, Elizabeth Barnard, Erin Benal & Parker Dodson – 2nd – Oral Interpretation of Drama

John Tines – 10th – Humorous Interpretation

Erin Benal – 11th – Persuasive Speaking

Team – 8th out of 15

Saturday, Jan. 20 – Lincoln Southwest

Ethan Weber – 17th – Humorous Interpretation – 1st Bid to NIETOC Nationals

Stephanie Earhart – 3rd – Humorous Interpretation – 1st Bid to NIETOC Nationals

Erin Benal – 7th – Impromptu Speaking

Stephanie Earhart – 4th – Impromptu Speaking

Sara Avila – 13th – Informative Speaking

Abby Horner – 6th – Poetry

Abby Nelson – 6th – Extemporaneous Speaking

Anna Krueger – 13th – Persuasive Speaking – 1st Bid to NIETOC Nationals

Team – 7th out of 34

Friday, Nov. 3 - Millard North Novice Invite

Olivia Nelson – 6th – Persuasive Speaking

Maddie Condon – 3rd – Informative Speaking

Stephanie Earhart – 3rd – Humorous Interpretation

Team – 10th out of 19

Saturday, Nov. 4 – Bellevue West

Abby Nelson – 3rd – Extemporaneous Speaking

Phil Turner – 5th – Extemporaneous Speaking

Sara Avila & Elizabeth Barnard – 4th – Duo Interpretation

Abby Horner – 3rd – Poetry

Team – 6th out of 18

Saturday, Nov. 18 – Pius X

Tiana Le – 2nd – Entertainment Speaking

Team – 8th out of 18

Saturday, Dec. 2 – Norris

Abby Horner – CHAMPION – Poetry

Stephanie Earhart – 2nd – Humorous Interpretation – Top Novice

Justin Slepicka – 6th – Humorous Interpretation

Olivia Nelson & Meredith Gamet – 7th – Duo Interpretation

Team 5th out of 11

Friday, Dec. 8 – Lincoln High

Rose Jaros – 6th – Novice Entertainment Speaking

Stephanie Earhart – 2nd – Novice Entertainment Speaking

Stephanie Earhart – CHAMPION – Novice Humorous Interpretation

Tiana Le – 4th – Varsity Entertainment Speaking

Phil Turner – 6th – Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking

Abby Horner – 4th – Varsity Poetry

Sara Avila, Elizabeth Barnard, Erin Benal & Parker Dodson – 3rd – Oral Interpretation of Drama

Team – 5th out of 16

Friday, Dec. 15 – Lincoln Southeast

Sara Avila & Elizabeth Barnard – 5th – Duo Interpretation

Phil Turner – 10th – Extemporaneous Speaking

Erin Benal – 4th – Impromptu Speaking

Stephanie Earhart – 10th – Impromptu Speaking – Top Novice

John Tines – 15th – Humorous Interpretation

Sara Avila, Elizabeth Barnard, Erin Benal & Parker Dodson – CHAMPIONS – Oral Interpretation of Drama

Team – 8th out of 28

Saturday, Jan. 6 – Millard North

Erin Benal – 5th – Extemporaneous Speaking

Phil Turner – 12th – Extemporaneous Speaking

Tiana Le – 4th – Entertainment Speaking

Erin Benal – 11th – Impromptu Speaking

Team – 11th out of 26

Saturday, Jan. 13 – Raymond Central

Erin Benal – 7th – Persuasive Speaking – 1st Bid to NIETOC Nationals

Sara Avila, Elizabeth Barnard, Erin Benal, Parker Dodson – 12th – Oral Interpretation of Drama

Team – 15th out of 23

Friday, Jan. 26 – Millard West

Sara Avila & Elizabeth Barnard – 10th – Duo Interpretation – NATIONAL QUALIFIERS

Phil Turner – 8th – Extemporaneous Speaking

Sara Avila – 18th – Informative Speaking

Team – 21st out of 43

Saturday, Jan. 27 – Lincoln Northeast

Sara Avila & Elizabeth Barnard – 4th – Duet Acting

Phil Turner – 6th – Extemporaneous Speaking

Anna Krueger – 5th – Entertainment Speaking

Tiana Le – 11th – Entertainment Speaking

Ethan Weber – 2nd – Humorous Interpretation

Stephanie Earhart – 5th – Humorous Interpretation

Parker Dodson – 9th – Humorous Interpretation

Abby Horner – 2nd – Poetry

Reicher Martinez – 10th – Poetry

Justin Slepicka – 6th – Impromptu Speaking

Sara Avila – 6th – Informative Speaking

Sara Avila, Elizabeth Barnard, Parker Dodson & Phil Turner – 5th – OID

Abby Horner – 5th – Program Oral Interpretation

Anna Krueger – 8th – Persuasive Speaking

Team – 3rd out of 18

Saturday, Feb. 3 – Crete

Sara Avila & Elizabeth Barnard – 3rd – Duet Acting

Anna Krueger – 9th – Entertainment Speaking

Stephanie Earhart – 10th – Entertainment Speaking – Top Novice

Phil Turner – 3rd – Extemporaneous Speaking

Erin Benal – 13th – Extemporaneous Speaking

Stephanie Earhart – 8th – Humorous Interpretation – Top Novice – NATIONAL QUALIFIER

John Tines – 10th – Humorous Interpretation – NATIONAL QUALIFIER

Ethan Weber – 15th – Humorous Interpretation – NATIONAL QUALIFIER

Emily Kopetzky – 12th – Informative Speaking

Kaylee Arndt – 17th – Informative Speaking

Abby Horner – 12th – Poetry

Erin Benal – 9th – Persuasive Speaking – NATIONAL QUALIFIER

Team – 7th out of 41

 

Team Roster

Seniors Juniors Sophomores Freshmen
Arndt, Kaylee
Avila, Sara
Benal, Erin
Dodson, Parker
Earhart, Stephanie
Horner, Abby
Le, Tiana
Nelson, Abby
Slepicka, Justin
Turner, Phil
Weber, Ethan
Barnard, Elizabeth
Kopetzky, Emily
Krueger, Anna
Burress, Jasper
Gamet, Meredith
Klein, Ben
Martinez, Stephen
Nelson, Olivia
Tines, John
Tomes, Luke
Vrbka, Aaron
Jaros, Rose
Reese, Abby
Welty, Joey
Wyvill, Sophie

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