Hancock Speech Invitational
The WCA Speech Team placed third as a team in Hancock’s Speech Invitational in a very strong showing. Our poetry trio finished in first, second and third, with Kristin Giilbertson and Nathan Lewis tying for first, Kristin winning the tie breaker, and Timothy Ruud getting third. Hannah Anderson placed 6th with her great speech. Matthew Poyzer was the evening’s champion in drama. Brianna Kreft was second in extemporaneous reading after losing the tie breaker for first. Emily Engen had a strong night in storytelling, getting sixth in her category. Solomon Sewell was the discussion champion and earned a second place finish in original oratory. Tyler Biss made his varsity medal debut, placing sixth in informative speaking and Alliah Johnson took third place honors in prose.