Potter-Dix are 2016 D2 State Speech Champions

Six students finished competition in top six


For The Sun-Telegraph

The Potter-Dix Jr./Sr. High School speech team were named state champions last week at the NSAA 2016 State Speech Championship in Lincoln. Pictured are J.T. Herboldshiemer, Erica Bogert (did not compete at state meet), Levi Kasten, Brooke Moench, Audrey Juelfs, Lanie Thies, Sam Bogert, Keverett Rusk, Regyn Hicks, Dawson Sharman, Justice Palmer, Michaela Rotert, coach Claire Smith, Sierra Wheelock, coach Kathy Larson and coach Kristen Kasten.

Potter-Dix Jr./Sr. High School once again had a strong showing at the Nebraska School Activities Association's (NSAA) State Speech Championship, held last week at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, coming away with the 2016 Class D2 State Champion title and six students placing in the top six in their events.

Coach Claire Smith said she believes Potter-Dix "is one of the strongest in the state for a school of our size."

A total of 43 teams competed in Class D2, with Potter-Dix finishing in first place with a team total of 70 points. Ewing was in second place with 68 points total, Bruning-D...

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