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Mid-Prairie students rank in state speech

Fifteen Mid-Prairie High School Students competed at the Iowa High School Speech Association’s Southeast District State Individual Speech Contest on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at North Scott High School in Eldridge, Iowa.

Earning Division 1 Ratings for their performances in two events were:

Kyra Helmuth, Solo Acting and Solo Musical Theatre

Lola Knight, Solo Acting and Expository Address

Sierra Mathews, Spontaneous Speaking and Solo Improv

Evan Meader, Solo Improv and Solo Musical Theatre

Other students earning Division 1 Ratings were:

Olivia Caskey, Solo Acting

Sydnee Griffin, After Dinner Speaking

Dominic Helmuth, Reviewing

Altynai Kabylbekova, Interpretive Reading Poetry

Emily Marner, Reviewing

Feza Matiyabo, Solo Musical Theatre

Annessa Meader, Interpretive Reading Prose

Liza Siti, Storytelling

Due to inclement weather in the Northwest District, IHSSA All-State nominations will be delayed until those schools have a chance to reschedule and hold their State Individual Events Contests.

MPHS students earning a Division 2 rating at State were:

Elizabeth Meader, Expository Address

Emily Marner, Interpretive Reading Prose

Gavin Frascht, Radio News Announcing and Spontaneous Speaking