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Jamestown speech team members qualify for state

The state meet is April 9.

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Jamestown speech team members participating at recent events included: front, from left, Madison Grieve, Paris Eslick, Maddy Orr, Haley Mathias and Avery Mee; middle, from left, Matthew Motschenbacher, Nevaeh Romfo, Autumn Roberts, Eden Ellingson, Emma Hoke, Anja McDermid and Katheryn Dobson; back, from left, Madison Grieve, Paris Eslick, Maddy Orr, Haley Mathias, Avery Mee.
Contributed / Chantel Harr

The Jamestown speech team competed in Carrington on March 5 against 14 Class A and B schools, winning the tournament and qualifying 10 events for state: Maddy Orr in radio broadcasting, Olivia Schriock in poetry, Pete Weinzierl in speech to entertain, Emma Wiley in speech to inform, Ross Motter in serious prose and humorous interpretation, Will Nelson in extemporaneous speaking and impromptu, and Matthew Motschenbacher in storytelling and speech to persuade. Individual results include:

Dramatic Interpretation – Motter, first, Eden Ellingson, second, Wiley, fourth, Trinity Cross, fifth

Extemporaneous Programmed Reading – CeCe Maulding, third, Katheryn Dobson, fifth

Extemporaneous Speaking - Nelson, first state qualifier, Tyler Piehl, second, Haley Mathias, third, Madison Grieve, fourth, Weinzierl, eighth

Humorous Duo – Orr and Wiley, third, Paris Eslick and Schriock, fifth

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Humorous Interpretation – Motter, second, state qualifier, Schriock, third, Eden Ellingson, seventh, Emma Hoke, top novice

Impromptu Speaking – Nelson, first, state qualifier, Grieve, third, Weinzierl, fourth

Poetry – Schriock, first, state qualifier, Grieve, third, Autumn Roberts, sixth

Radio Broadcasting – Orr, first, state qualifier, Daniel Nyland, third

Serious Duo – Mathias and Nevaeh Romfo, fourth

Serious Prose – Motter, first, state qualifier

Speech to Entertain – Weinzierl, second, state qualifier, Hoke, fourth, Avery Mee, eighth

Speech to Inform – Wiley, first, state qualifier, Orr, second, Mee, third, Piehl, eighth

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Speech to Persuade - Motschenbacher, first, state qualifier, Dobson, eighth

Storytelling – Motschenbacher, first, Eslick, third, Romfo, fourth

On March 26, the JHS speech team hosted a ‘Grand Finale” meet at Jamestown High School where 11 Class A and B schools attended. JHS finished the day with seven state qualifiers: Eslick in storytelling, Orr in radio broadcasting and speech to inform, Schriock in humorous interpretation, Anja McDermid in serious prose, Nelson in extemporaneous speaking, and Motschenbacher in speech to persuade. Individual results include:

Dramatic Interpretation - Ellingson, second, Trinity Cross, sixth

Extemporaneous Programmed Reading – Romfo, fourth, Dobson, sixth

Extemporaneous Speaking - Nelson, first, state qualifier, Grieve, seventh, Mathias, eighth

Humorous Duo – Eslick and Schriock, second, Cross and CeCe Maulding, third, Emma Hoke and Roberts, fifth

Humorous Interpretation – Schriock, first, state qualifier, Meeghan McNear, fourth

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Impromptu Speaking – Nelson, second, Grieve, third, Weinzierl, seventh

Poetry – Schriock, second, Roberts, seventh

Radio Broadcasting – Orr, first, state qualifier

Serious Prose – Anja McDermid, first, state qualifier

Speech to Entertain – Mee, eighth, Hoke top novice

Speech to Inform – Orr, second, state qualifier, Mee, third

Speech to Persuade - Motschenbacher, first, state qualifier, Dobson, seventh, Gavyn Gasal, eighth

Storytelling – Eslick, first, state qualifier, Motschenbacher, third, Romfo, seventh

The team traveled to Mandan on April 2 to compete at the WDA Regional Tournament. The state speech meet is April 9 at JHS.

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