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Speech Results

Results from the Mid-State Conference Invitational--February 24, 2024

Congratulations to the following members of the Speech Team, who placed at the Mid-State Conference Invitational on Saturday at Hartington Cedar Catholic:

Alondra Vega, sixth in Poetry and fourth in Serious Prose; Nyamalo Kantai, fifth in Program Oral Interpretation; Parker Kesting, third in Extemporaneous; Ava Elliot, third in Persuasive; the Oral Interpretation of Drama team of Aidan Bohnert, Colby Raulston, Gabriel Armstrong, Gavin Anderson, and Johen Piper, third; Madalyn Franta, second in Entertainment; Colby Raulston, second in POI; and the Duet of Colby Raulston and Madalyn Franta; second.

Wayne also brought home a meet-high five individual event champions:  Ceilus Ibarra in Poetry; Sophia Spieker in Entertainment; Alec Schaffer in Humorous; the Duet of Alec Schaffer and Aidan Bohnert; and the OID of Adreinne Anderson, Josie Ley, Kennasyn Blecke, Grace Junck, and Norah Armstrong.  

By winning their events, these Blue Devil Speakers earned spots on the 2024 Mid-State All-Conference Speech Team.

In the team sweepstakes, Wayne finished in the runner-up position behind champion Boone Central.

Next up for the Blue Devil Speakers is the Pierce meet on March 2, rescheduled from Jan. 13, followed by the B-3 District Meet at Wayne State College on March 11.