Minden Speech Public Performance Night Feb 28

The public will have a chance to see the Minden Speech team perform their events from the season during a public performance night on Tuesday, February 28 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Minden High School. The evening will begin in the auditorium with a short introduction by coach Jeffrey Horner.

The team has had a successful season so far. The team competed in Loup City on February 18 coming away with the team champion title in both novice and varsity divisions. Four varsity and five novice medals were awarded to Minden competitors including triple gold medal winner Evan Porter.

Medal winners were: Sara Shirley, Poetry, 1st place; Evan Porter and Nathan Alt- house, Duet Acting, 1st place; Evan Porter, Informative, 1st place; Evan Porter, Persau- sive, 1st place; Benezith Alarcon, Novice Informative, 1st place; Arabella Reed, Novice Humorous Prose, 1st place; Isabelle Martin, Novice Entertainment, 1st place; Arabel- la Reed and Elizabeth Hunt, Novice Duet, 1st place; Emory Porter, Novice Poetry, 1st place; Sam Cederburg, Persuasive, 2nd place; Sam Cederburg, Extemporaneous, 2nd place; Hallee Schoone, Novice Serious Prose, 2nd place; Dawson Conyers, Addison Kla- bunde, Sophia Cederburg, and Hallee Schoone, OID, 3rd place; Nathan Althouse, En- tertainment, 3rd place; Sara Shirley, POI, 3rd place; Arabella Reed, Novice Informative, 3rd place; Tucker Robinson, Humorous Prose, 4th place; Luke Johnson, Entertainment, 4th place; Megan Althouse, Persuasive, 4th place; Grace Hansen, Novice Poetry, 4th place; Danica Schoone, Novice Entertainment, 4th place; Rebbeca Lempka, Novice Ex- temp, 5th place; Natali Uribe, Novice Entertainment, 5th place; Ayleigh Porter, POI, 6th place; Hannah Donley, Emma Grube, Larissa Labenz, and Kara Suchsland, OID, 6th place; Emma Grube, Humorous Prose, 8th place; Adalle Banzhaf-Diaz, Serious Prose, 8th place; Addison Klabunde, Informative, 8th place; Carmin Gramke, Humorous Prose, 9th place; Ayleigh Porter, Poetry, 10th place; Maliyah Melroy, Poetry, 11th place; and Conner Ramsey, Entertainment, 12th place.

Check out the February 22 edition of the Courier for the full story.