O-A/BC-IG speech entries advance

Eleven O-A/BC-IG students competed and earned I ratings at the District Individual Speech Contest Feb. 26 at Cherokee Washington High School. Each of the students will advance to the state contest on March 10 at Kuemper High School in Carroll.

Students are competing in the following categories: interpretation of poetry—Teah Tollufsen and Peyton Miller, interpretation of prose—Ashly Gunderson and Zach Dunker, storytelling—Sierra Rohlk, radio news—Lindsey Kruse, after dinner speaking—Lindsey Kruse, literary program—Emma Endrulat and Josie Wulf, solo musical theatre—Emma Endrulat, Taylor Oldham and Alyssa Mason, acting—Taylor Oldham and improvisation—Elijah Gebel.