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Miller and Tejkl Medal at Speech Meets

Speak loud and speak proud! 

 

The Leigh Speech team certainly did that their last two meets with a few of them medaling. On Saturday, February 22, they traveled to Fullerton, and on Wednesday, February 26, they went to Newman Grove.

 

Students attending the Fullerton meet include sophomores Aiden Miller, Audie Tejkl, and Darian Ober-Brown. 

 

Tejkl and Ober-Brown both placed 2nd in their opening round. They dropped a little in the second round, just barely missing qualifying for finals.

 

Aiden Miller did qualify for finals and received 4th place in Poetry.

 

The full team traveled to Newman Grove just a few days later including freshman Albert Diaz, sophomores Audie Tejkl and Aiden Miller, and junior Emily Loseke.

 

Albert Diaz performed his Humorous Prose. He received two excellent ratings and was 13th overall.

 

Aiden Miller received two superior ratings and missed finals by half a point. He was 7th overall.

 

Audie Tejkl performed his Humorous Prose. The first round he received an excellent and superior rating. He received a 5th place medal overall, and ended the final round with two superior ratings. 

 

Emily Loseke performed an Informative speech and received two superior ratings. She placed 8th for her Informative speech. She also performed a Persuasive speech, and received two excellent ratings and ended the meet in 12th.

 

At the Fullerton we improved and were more focused,” head speech team coach Mr. Dan Prososki said.  “At Newman Grove, we kept improving and were close to qualifying more, however we could have done better.”

 

Sophomore Aiden Miller was pleased with the overall outcome.

 

 “I think our team improved greatly at both meets,” Miller said.  “We had members who medaled for both, and in general, the team improved their general scores by a lot."

 

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