Speech Team traveled Saturday, January 12, to compete in the Steve
Kirkpatrick Memorial Tournament at Concord High School in Elkhart. Over 300
entries, from more than 20 schools, were in attendance, and Chesterton took
third place overall against tough competition from Plymouth and Munster.
Cowsert and Alan Stirling each netted another championship title in Radio
Broadcasting and Dramatic Interpretation, respectively. Sophomore Mattea
Sklut was on Cowsert's heels in Radio Broadcasting with a very close 3rd
place finish, and junior Jenna Aguilar was rounding out the event with 6th
Loving and Max Winski faced a heated Duo Interpretation final round against
five teams from Munster and emerged victorious as Runners-Up. Loving also
placed 6th in Humorous interpretation with teammate junior Nathan Mullin
taking 5th place in the same category. Mullin and his teammate junior George
Tracy took 3rd place in Original Performance while Winski took 6th place in
the same category.
Junior Madi Simms
showed herself to be a formidable opponent as she took 3rd place in
Anekah Fish double-qualified to finals to take 3rd place in Prose Reading
and 4th place in Informative Speaking.
Next week, the team
returns to Northeast Indiana to compete in the David Dutton Speech
Tournament at Penn High School.