U-High Speech Has Another Successful Weekend

The U-High Speech Team continued their season this past weekend at Normal Community West High School and Wheaton North High School. The team overall had five individual champions with Lauren Dubravec taking first place in Varsity Informative Speaking at Wheaton North, and Allie Beam taking first place in Varsity Informative Speaking at Normal West. Additionally, Nick King took first place in Junior Varsity Original Oratory, Natalie Thomison won Varsity Prose Reading, and Yvin Shin took first place in Junior Varsity Special Occasion Speaking all at Normal West High School. Congrats to them and the rest of our incredible speakers!

Dramatic Duet Acting – Varsity
6th: Rachel Simmons & Rylee Camp

Dramatic Interpretation – Varsity
4th: Jordyn Blythe

Extemporaneous Speaking – Varsity
2nd (Wheaton North): James Han
5th (Normal West): Nick King

Extemporaneous Speaking – Junior Varsity
7th: Orion Berardi

Humorous Interpretation – Junior Varsity
4th: Peyton Tongate

Impromptu Speaking – Junior Varsity
2nd: Nick King
6th: Owen Keene

Informative Speaking – Varsity
1st: Allie Beam

Informative Speaking – Junior Varsity
3rd: Kenzie Bray
4th: Lillian Wilkin

Oratorical Declamation – Varsity
2nd: Natalie Thomison

Original Comedy – Junior Varsity
7th: Cole Zimmerman

Original Oratory – Junior Varsity
1st: Nick King
6th: Alanna Liu

Poetry Reading – Varsity
3rd: Eva Clay
4th: Jonathan Boudreaux

Poetry Reading – Junior Varsity
4th: Catherine Winger

Prose Reading – Junior Varsity
3rd: Lillian Wilkin
4th: Brode Wall

Prose Reading – Varsity
1st: Natalie Thomison

Radio Speaking – Varsity
2nd: Jonathan Boudreaux
6th: Riley Gillibrand

Radio Speaking – Junior Varsity
3rd: Brode Wall

Special Occasion Speaking – Junior Varsity
1st: Yvin Shin