Individual Speech returns to Tri-County

Tri-County's Skyler Fisher prepares for her performance in the hallways.

            For the second year consecutively, Tri-County School District hosted the Individual Speech Contest on Saturday, Feb. 24, welcoming hundreds of guests as students from across southeast Iowa performed to get their ticket punched to the State Individual Speech Contest.

            Among the nearly half dozen schools in attendance where English Valleys, Pekin and host Tri-County, who combined will send 24 performances to State Speech on Saturday, March 10 at Cedar Rapids Kennedy. To achieve this honor, students must attain a Division I rating from their judge to move onto the next level. 

Please view the February 28 edition of The News-Review for the full story.

English Valleys

Lyla Klett Storytelling I and Original Oratory II

Emma McCombs Poetry I

Ashley Sherman Prose I

Alaina Allen Storytelling I and Lit Program II

Katryna Jaennette Poetry I

Margaret Anthony Storytelling I and Original Oratory II

Abigail Garringer Prose I

Angela Wells Solo Musical Theatre II

Ella Coffman Solo Musical Theatre II

Autumn Higdon Review II

Kelly Hannah Acting II

Anthony Moxley Lit Program  II

Mason Allie Poetry II

Christina Berrier Lit Program  II

Elizabeth Barney Prose II

Liberty Lightfoot Poetry II


Katie Jones After Dinner Speaking 1

Shannon Saeger Radio News 1

Jade Harper Lit Program 1

Lillian Brown After Dinner Speaking 1 

Leah Dix Poetry 1

Hailey Criswell Solo Musical Theatre II


Myrissa Garber Prose I and Storytelling I

Skyler Fisher Lit Program I and Acting I

Jenna Leer Musical Theatre I

Emma Miover Lit Program I

Tanner Lundy Poetry II

Payton Thomas Original Oratory II

Jennah Thomas Prose I

Dhane McKay Poetry I

Grant Rauhauser Solo Musical Theatre II

Mikayla Hoover Poetry II

Daman Dowd Prose I

Jakoby Williams Poetry II

Noah McCammant Public Address  I

Robert Madison Prose II