Large Group Speech Sends Five Groups to All-State

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ALL-STATE SPEECH. FRONT ROW: Alanah Malone, Isabelle Krapfl. ROW 2: Maddy Steen, Quinnie Rodman, David Wolfe, Grace Krapfl, Sam White, Alina Merlak, Clara Conroy, Cate Morgan, Aubrey Frey, Emma Walsh BACK ROW: Caden Eskelsen, Jake Stanerson, Tucker Dickson, Jeremy Ferguson, Ryan Clark, Kayle Fairchild, Jackson Brus, Jack Ossenkop. Not pictured: Kode Banwart, Ellie Crock, Preston Johnson, Gracie Luchtenburg, Connor Myers, Ella Wischmeyer.

Nineteen groups out of 26 earned 1s at State Large Group Speech Contest held at Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School on Feb. 2. Of those groups, five were nominated for All-State, four invited to perform and one non-performing.

The speech team’s head coach is Grant Freeman and assistant coach is Tawnua Tenley.

The groups performing at All-State are The Complete World of Sports in Ensemble, Shots Fired in Choral Reading, BROK News, and Kayle Salad. Two Rooms for One Act is also attending.

All-State takes place Feb. 16 at Iowa State.