Speakers medal nine at Ogallala meet
Perkins County competed against 23 other Class A, B and C1 schools at the speech invitational in Ogallala on Feb. 17.
PCS medaled in nine events by placing first through sixth in the varsity division or first through fourth in the novice division.
Events and placings included:
Informative—Sam McArtor, fourth;
Persuasive—Haven Wid, fourth; Entertainment—Ian Sihm, sixth; Peyton Woodmancy, eighth; Bryce Grothman, Evan Sestak, third novice division
Poetry—Hailee Iske-Fraizer, third,
Humorous Prose—Jacob Woodmancy, eighth; Keshia Leeper, Carter Krajewski, second novice division
Serious Prose—Karen Ruiz, sixth; Peyton Woodmancy, eighth;
Duet—Nathan Kemling and Jonathan Hanson, eighth; Cassidy Goldenstein and Haven Wid, Rylee Huff and Miah Long, second novice division; Oral Interpretation of Drama—Sam McArtor, Matthew Wendell, Keshia Leeper, Jacob Woodmancy, Ian Sihm, fifth.
On March 3, the team will travel to North Platte High School for the Best of the West Tournament.