Speech Team

The National Speech and Debate Association recently recognized the Moorhead High Speech Team for Excellence in Speech with the Leading Chapter Award and Team Sweepstakes Award at the National Speech and Debate Association’s Northern Lights District tournament held March 17-18. Moorhead qualified seventeen speakers to the National Tournament in Phoenix, Arizona  June 11-16. The following Moorhead students qualified to represent the best of Minnesota Speech at this prestigious national tournament:

Drama:  Tate Horan, Leif Carlson, Luc duCharme

Humor:  Tate Horan and Ashlyn Kanuch

Oratory:  Hameedah Oladele, Sam Schaefer, and Emma Andersen

Dramatic Duo:  Finn Larson/Leif Carlson, Ashlyn Kanuch/Sam Schaefer, CeCe Bedore/Jack Nichol, Greta Homuth/Olivia Dahlberg

Informative:  Karena Christenson and Eleanor Culloton

Program Oral Interpretation:  Finn Larson, India Carlson, Hameedah Oladele

Extemporaneous Speaking:  Larkyn Kellen and Jinu Lee

The public is invited to see the six-time state championship team at the Speech Showcase on Thursday, March 23rd at 7:00 PM in the Horizon Performing Arts Center. The admission price is $8 for adults/$6 for students and includes a dessert reception.

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