Schwarz Punches Ticket to State Speech Meet
SEM Junior Thomas Schwarz will return to State Speech next week. Schwarz qualified for the second year in a row, after placing third at Districts in Extemporaneous Speaking. He will complete next Thursday (March 24th) at UNK. In addition to Schwarz, SEM brought home 10 District medals. In extemporaneous speaking, Nathan Schroeder received 6th place. In entertainment speaking, Mekenzie Beattie placed 4th and Jasmine Vasquez placed 5th. In persuasive speaking, Sage Williams placed 4th. Our freshmen OID, comprised of Joscelyn Soncksen, Lindsey Dittmar, Kealey Franzen, Madison Govier, and Tennyson Williams placed 6th. Our other OID, including Alicia Pierce, Kasie Dittmar, Courtney Barth, Dawnae Nichols, and Jasmine Gilmore also made finals but did not medal in final standings.