The Storm Lake High School Speech team competed at the District contest Saturday in Manson and will send a large contingent to the state Individual Speech contest on Saturday, March 17.
Bobbi Meyer, Andrea Winchell, Cami Bowers, Adam Thompson and Josh Olson qualified for state in two events.
Those receiving Division I ratings and earning a trip to Carroll for state competition include the following:
Literary Program: Adam Thompson, Andrea Winchell.
Storytelling: Liz Andrews, Heather Koth, Corey Sievers. Freshmen: Bobbi Meyer, Ryan Schultz, Heather Warner.
After Dinner: Andrea Winchell.
Prose Interpretation: Cami Bowers. Freshman: Collin Taphorn.
Poetry Interpretation: Sara Hawkins, Allen Hinkle, Jeannie Lullman. Freshman: Bobbi Meyer.
Radio News: Josh Olson, Adam Thompson.
Acting: Cami Bowers, Natalie Gamache, Erin Taphorn.
Improv Acting: Josh Olson.
Division II ratings included the following:
Literary Program: Veronica Espana. Freshmen: Samantha Evans, Christina Otto, Liz Tjaden.
Spontaneous Speaking: Emily Hinkle, Erin Taphorn. Freshmen: Ryan Schultz, Collin Taphorn.
After Dinner: Michelle Adams, Arley Sitzman.
Public Address: April DeWall.
Review: Heather Koth.
Prose Interpretation: April DeWall, Rochelle Otto. Freshmen: Joe Cran, Rachel Hustedt.
Poetry Interpretation Freshmen: Heidi Germann, Heather Warner.
Radio News: Beth Kirpalani.
All participants will be performing for the public at Evening of Speech on Wednesday, March 14, 7 to 9 p.m., at the Storm Lake High School.