Olympia Qualifies 1 for Speech State
Olympia Qualifies 1 for Speech State
Posted on 02/14/2017
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The Olympia High School Speech team competed at the IHSA Sectional on Saturday at Normal West.  The team finished 8th of 32 schools represented at the sectional.  Olympia qualified sophomore Ethan Schopp for the IHSA State finals which will be held at the Peoria Civic Center Friday, February 17, and Saturday, February 18. Ethan finished 3rd in Dramatic Interpretation.  Other Sectional finalists narrowly missing State were Kristen Schuette, 4th in Oratory and 6th in Declamation; Ethan Schopp and Walker Spaulding 5th in Dramatic Duet; Molly Schempp 6th in Impromptu; and Walker Spaulding 8th in Original Comedy.  The Performance in the Round group finished 4th just missing qualifying for the state tournament. Congratulations to the speaking Spartans and good luck to Ethan!