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From left: Kathleen Nguyen, Anna Krueger, John Tines, Ben Klein

Speech team takes second at national qualifying event

The speech team had what may be its most successful showing at the National Speech and Debate Association qualifying tournament last Saturday at Millard North.

The team finished tied for second, had six students break to finals, with two qualifying and two more named first alternates for the NSDA National Tournament this June in Dallas.

Anna Krueger – 2nd – Original Oratory – NSDA NATIONAL QUALIFIER
John Tines – 4th – Humorous Interpretation – NSDA NATIONAL QUALIFIER
Ben Klein – 3rd – International Extemp – 1st Alternate to NSDA Nationals
Kathleen Nguyen – 3rd – Program Oral Interp – 1st Alternate to NSDA Nationals
Anna Krueger – 3rd – Informative Speaking
John Tines – 6th – Informative Speaking

The team will compete at the district competition this Saturday at Lincoln Southwest High School.

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