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Speech Students Fair Well at State Contest

Sheldon High SchoolSheldon, Iowa — Saturday was a good day for Sheldon High School speech students, as they traveled to Spencer to take part in the State Speech Contest.

Receiving straight Division I ratings from a panel of three judges were the Choral Reading “Nineteen”, Ensemble Acting Groups “The Role of Della” and Murder By Midnight”. ┬áThe Group Improv Team of Alec De Kok, Ben Jongewaard and Jesse Hickman performing “In A Lifeboat And You Hear A Certain Sound”, Musical Theatre “Bloody, Bloody Jackson”, and Short Film “Corridor Cop” also received three straight Division I ratings.

Receiving two Division I ratings, and one Division II rating for an overall score of Division I were Group Improv team of Dominique Serrano, Steve Van Meeteren, Andy Fjeld and Alexis Lyons performing “The Hamster Has Gotten Loose”. ┬áThe Musical Theatre group “Bring It On”, and One-Act Play “Check Please” also received two Division I scores, and one Division II for an overall Division I.

Groups that earned two Division II and one Division I score, for an overall Division II were Ensemble Acting “Slow Songs Make Me Puke”, Short Film “Photograph”, and Television News “Five Minutes Live”.

Receiving three straight Division II ratings was the Television News “KNIT News In Time”.

Saturday’s Speech Contest was held at Spencer High School in Spencer.

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