Blue Jay Speech Team members receive awards
The Blue Jays Speech Team ended its season with a virtual banquet May 13 to honor students. Jackson Arends, Catherine Suckow, Caden Eslick, Dawson Mee, Keelie Renwick, Westin Walker, Ian Weis, Madison Grieve, Gavin Ameigh, Madison Motschenbacher, Anja McDermid and Logan Motter all received a state C-STAND Award.
To be selected to the North Dakota All State Team, a speaker must place in three different categories during the season. Other awards include: Outstanding Speaker – Ian Weis, Most Improved – Westin Walker, Hardest Worker – Logan Motter, Rookie of the Year – Will Nelson, Most Valuable Middle School Speaker – Avery Mee, Most Improved Middle School – Brayden Motter, and Hardest Worker Middle School – Navalyn Hossel.
Coaches Laura Weis, Chantel Harr and Brittany Chandler congratulated the seniors – Jackson Arends, Caroline Kiser, Ashlyn Schauer, and Catherine Suckow - on an award-winning season. They said their guidance, determination and diligence are inspirational to the other team members.