The Speech Team is headed to State. Again. The Spartans have qualified for eight events in the IHSA State competition in Peoria, IL. To qualify, students need to place in the top three in the Sectional final. Noah Swanberg and Abigail Moore were Sectional Champions in Dramatic Duet Acting; Bianca Honeycutt and Jada Jackson were Tournament runner ups in Humorous Duet Acting; Abby Moore took 3rd in Dramatic Interpretation; Marlene Favila took 3rd in Radio Speaking; Bianca Honeycutt took 3rd in Poetry Reading; Kendallyn Julkowski took 3rd in Impromptu Speaking; and Alondra Camacho took 3rd in Informative Speaking.
Finally, Oak Lawn’s Performance in the Round The Red Serpent of Genesis is the 2019 Sectional Champion! This is the first time since 2008 that Oak Lawn Community High School has earned this achievement. The cast of the Performance in the Round is: Ariana Santee, Abigail Harris, Marco Hernandez, Mary Majcherek, Jake Majerczrk, Dan McLawhorn, Ella Moore, Matt Rios, Melak Shehadeh, Grace Sievers, Cylia Srmek, Alexia Stang, James Walsh, Tomás Walsh, Lucas Wessel, Alfredo Aguilar, Brianna Fandry.
The entire Spartan community wishes the Speech Team the best of luck this weekend, February 15-16, in Peoria.