FDSH Large Group Speech Team Successful at District Competition
January 30, 2014, Fort Dodge, IA- Nine FDSH groups, comprised of 19 students, competed at Iowa High School Speech Association District Large Group Speech Contest on January 25. Six of the groups received Division I ratings to advance to state:
Solo Mime: Abee Armstrong
Readers Theater: Abee Armstrong, Natalie Dillon, James Curtis, Cayla Foltz and Annie Larid
Choral Reading: Madeline Ascherl and Jamila Shing-Hon
Musical Theater: Jamila Shing-Hon, Rhiannon Peterson, Emma Reeves and Hannah Lenning
Group Improvisation: Mackenzie Elsbecker and Tim Hatton
Group Improvisation: Cayla Foltz, Dalton Holdredge and Tristan Earnest
In addition the following groups received Division II ratings:
Group Improvisation: Brevin Gunn and James Curtis
Group Mime: Dalton Holdredge, Jennifer Curtis and Hanna Lara
Radio Broadcasting: Cate Hatton and Allyson Waychoff
Speech coach Lindey Krug said, “I was very pleased with how we performed at District. The teams did a great job and I hope the students came away from the experience proud of their accomplishments.”
Members of the six qualifying groups will compete at State Contest in Spencer on February 8.
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