The Spartans returned home from the IHSA State Speech Tournament with fifth place honors. Individual event finalists included: Mercedes Lopez, Second Place in Humorous Interpretation; Marlene Favila, Second Place in Informative Speaking; Mercedes Lopez, Fourth Place in Original Comedy; Joshua Cash and Jacob Montesano, Fifth Place in Humorous Duet Acting; Megan Baker, Fifth Place in Original Oratory.
Performance in the Round took home a Third Place medal. The cast for Performance in the Round is Abby Moore, Alyssa Bitner, Bianca Honeycutt, Cesar Martinez, Grace Pagliaro, Hanna Harris, Jonathan McLawhorn, Julia Rothman, Kaitlyn Grady, Lucas Wessel, Mary Majcherek, Matt Olejniczak, Mirtha Guerra, Moises Pena Bello, Nick Soto, Noah Swanberg, and Shelby Roberts.
Performances of the award winning entries can be viewed at tonight’s Forensics Show at 7:00 p.m. in the Little Theater.