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By Don Ogle
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Local Students Qualify For State Speech Competition


March 21, 2018


CREEK VALLEY TEAM: Pierce Leef, Sami Schmid, Jordyn Koenen, KK Fletcher, Miquala Purscell, Joey McConnell competed at the district speech contest for Creek Valley High School. Koenen qualified for state in Informative Speaking.

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...

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