KBRX Area Schools Get State Qualifiers At D2-4 District Speech

The D2-4 District Speech Meet was held Friday, March 17 at Niobrara High School and the KBRX area will be sending a good number to the State Speech Meet that will be this Friday, March 24 at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

The top 3 places in each event qualify for state.  Here are the qualifiers from our area:

Humorous Interpretation of Prose Literature
1st Austin Burkhardt, Verdigre
2nd Ashley Guenther, Niobrara
3rd Isaac Cook, Verigre

Serious Interpretation of Prose Literature
1st Megan Leasure, Verdigre
2nd Vera Butterfield, St. Mary’s
3rd Emily Eacker, Ewing

Extemporaneous Speaking
1st Megan Erickson, Rock County
2nd Sunny Rodewald, Stuart
3rd Zachary Michka, Stuart

Oral Interpretation of Poetry
1st Dani Anderson, Ewing
2nd Alexis Hrbek, Verdigre
3rd Stephanie Shakespeare, Verdigre

Persuasive Speaking
1st Payton Alder, Stuart
2nd Morgan Hrbek, Verdigre
3rd Shay Thin Elk, Rock County

Entertainment Speaking
1st Landon Crabtree, Chambers
2nd Christopher VanMeter, Stuart
3rd Megan Cook, Verdigre

Informative Public Speaking
1st Jamie Koenig, Chambers
2nd Dani Anderson, Ewing
3rd Elle Schmaderer, Stuart

Oral Interpretation of Drama
1st Verdigre Team of Madisen Randa, Haylee Klawitter, Austin Burkhardt, Isaac Cook & Megan Cook
2nd Chambers Team of Megan Homolka, Jamie Koenig, Landon Crabtree & BrookLynn Burrell
3rd Stuart Team of Peyton Alder, Kennison Kunz, Christopher VanMeter, Brook Doke & Zachary Michka

Duet Acting
1st Verdigre – Haylee Klawitter & Madisen Randa
2nd Ewing – Katie Hawk & Sarah Hawk
3rd St. Mary’s – Kevin Butterfield & Vera Butterfield

Team Scores
1st Verdigre 329
2nd Stuart 320
3rd Ewing 193
4th Rock County 114
5th St. Mary’s 111
6th Chambers 98
7th Keya Paha 91
8th Niobrara 62
9th Lynch 42