article courtesy Lori Pierce
Congratulations to the VHS Speech Team for great performances at the last three meets. On Friday at the meet at Lutheran High Northeast, students medaling included Courtney Vakoc - 4th in Poetry and the OID Team of Haylee Klawitter, Madi Randa, Megan Cook, Isaac Cook and Austin Burkhardt placed 2nd.
On Saturday at the Pope John Meet students medaling included: Shawn Sucha- 3rd in Extemporaneous, Isaac Cook - 2nd in Humorous, Courtney Vacok- 5th in Poetry, Alexis Hrbek- 4th in Poetry and 6th in Persuasive, Stephanie Shakespaere - 3rd in Poetry, Aaron Pavelka - 5th in Persuasive, Megan Leasure - 4th in Serious and the Duet team of Haylee Klawitter and Madi Randa- 4th .
Monday at the NVC East Speech Meet in Niobrara, students medaling were: Shawn Sucha - 6th in Extemporaneous, Megan Leasure - 4th in Serious Prose, Isaac Cook - 5th in Humorous Prose, Austin Burkhardt - 7th in Humorous Prose, the Duet Acting team of Haylee Klawitter and Madi Randa placed 5th, the OID team of Haylee, Madi, Megan, Isaac and Austin placed 2nd, Stephanie Shakespaere placed 3rd in Poetry and Courtney Vakoc placed 1st. Verdigre placed 4th overall.
Congratulations to the speech students and their coaches Mrs. Pierce and Mrs. Michaelson for a job well done!