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Speech Team Excels at Illinois Tournament

In the open level of competition for experienced competitors, Assumption received five individual awards. Senior Correna Tate and junior Lydia Cardwell finished in the semi-finals of impromptu speaking. Junior Carly Crawford came in the semi-finals of both prose and poetry interpretation. Junior Anne Riley also finished in the semi-finals of radio speaking.

In the novice level of competition, Assumption had ten students receive awards. Freshman Katelyn Johnston finished in the semi-finals of prose interpretation and received third place in poetry interpretation. Sophomore Traci Kaninberg earned sixth place in impromptu speaking and poetry interpretation. Freshman Emily Smith took fourth place, freshman Delaney Schwab earned sixth place, and freshman Leah Nichter coming in seventh in extemporaneous speaking. Freshman Ella Bidwell earned fifth place in declamation and sophomore Cora Bidwell received sixth place in the same category. Freshman Meaghan Northup also earned fourth place in poetry interpretation. Great job, Rocket speech team!