Kuemper Catholic performers received 13 I (excellent) and four II (good) ratings in a recent Iowa High School Speech Association State Individual Events Contest.
Students who received a I rating plus judges’ nomination will receive all-state honors. All-state recipients will be released on Wednesday, March 24.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the traditional All-State Festival at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls will not be held.
Original Oratory — Haley Lux, I, and Ayak Dut, II.
Acting — Kysa Auen, I; Britnee Irlbeck, I; and Haley Lux, I.
Storytelling — Max Meyers, I; Ayak Dut, II; and Keziah Janssen, II.
Prose — Kysa Auen, I; Rheanne Feilmeier, I; and Keziah Janssen, II.
Poetry — Lily Diehl, I; Emma Harrington, I; and Rachel Mead, I.
Spontaneous Speaking — Kenna Soppe, I.
Solo Musical Theater — Hannah Duncan, I, and Max Meyers, I.