Local Students Qualify For State Speech Competition
March 21, 2018
Potter-Dix and Leyton High Schools won their respective divisions in district speech contests last week, as each local school qualified at least one student for this week's State Speech Championships. The district contests were held at Sidney High School.
Leyton won the D1-6 title while qualifying students in eight categories. Leyton actors earned gold medals in three areas. Janessa Carley won both Persuasive Speaking and Informative Public Speaking, while the team of Paige Ernest and Sierra Nickel won in Duet Acting.
Also earnng state berths were Joshua Kruse with his second place finish i...