Minden Speech Continues Successful Season

The Minden Speech Team was busy last week with the regular season coming to an end. The final regular meet of the season was the Voices of the Plains competition in Holdrege on February 25. Minden took the gold medal in half of the events and earned 37 medals overall.

Individual medal winners at the Holdrege Invite were: Megan Althouse, Persuasive, 1st place; Grace Lee, Hu- morous Prose, 1st place; Evan Porter, Informative, 1st place; Evan Porter and Nathan Althouse, Duet Acting, 1st place; Ayleigh Porter, Program of Oral Interpretation, 1st place; Halle Schoone, Novice Serious Prose, 1st place; Arabella Reed, Novice Humorous Prose, 1st place; Em- ory Porter, Novice Poetry, 1st place; Benezith Alarcon, Novice Informative, 1st place; Danica Schoone, Novice Entertainment, 1st place; Rebbeca Lempka, Novice Ex- temporaneous, 2nd place; Meredith Johnson, Extem- poraneous, 2nd place; Meredith Johnson, Persuasive, 2nd place; Sara Shirley, Poetry, 2nd place; Addison Kla- bunde, Informative, 2nd place; Arabella Reed and Eliz- abeth Hunt, Novice Duet Acting, 2nd; Sam Cederburg, Extemporaneous, 3rd place; Brenna Bules, Persuasive, 3rd place; Sara Shirley, Program of Oral Interpretation, 3rd place; Evan Porter, Persuasive, 4th place; Grace Lee, Serious Prose, 4th place; Luke Johnson, Entertainment, 4th place; Arabella Reed, Novice Informative, 4th place; Abby Reith, Novice Entertainment, 4th place; Sam Ced- erburg, Persuasive, 5th place; Nathan Althouse, Enter-


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