Individual speech participants went to Okoboji on Saturday, February 25th. Twelve AHS individual speech members participated in this: Faith Huber, Raechel Klemm, Dane Nygaard, Jacob Barglof, Evan Posey, Sydney Seebecker, Riker Brindley, Katelyn Hagg, Sadie Johnson, Remi Shaffer, Loralei Brady, and Waverly Espe. The categories students from AHS competed in were: spontaneous speaking, prose, acting, musical theater, improv, radio news, poetry, lit program, and original oratory. Fourteen out of the eighteen acts received rating a of I at the District competition.
The State competition for individual speech will be at Fort Dodge High School on March 11th. All students who received a rating of I at Districts can compete at State. Students will spend the day performing their individual acts and watching their peers. “Speech is really good because you get out of your comfort zone,” expressed Remi Shaffer.