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Six SHS Speech Team Students Win Medals at Central Ten Conference Tourney

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The SHS Speech team brought home seven medals at the recent Central Ten Conference Tourney held at the  Columbus Lakeview High School on Monday, Feb. 19th in an all-day tourney. The school was allowed two entries per category and Seward presented a full team of contestants, with 18 entries.

Winning at Central Conference was the SHS Drama Team -6th Place OID, with Thomas Bosmeniel, Virginia Glaser, Emily O’Kief, Abby VanVelson and Greta Hughes.  Placing 5th in Serious Prose was Thomas Bosmeniel, and Kenna Gottschalk placed 5th in Poetry,

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Students attending that received Superior Ratings included Virginia Glaser and Rory Nolan-Duet, Cordell Vrbka-Entertaining speaking and Humorous Prose, Jarod Harris Entertaining Speaking, Kenna Gottschalk-Poetry and Informative Speaking, Madalyn Lobmeyer-Informative Speaking and Persuasive Speaking, Thomas Bosmeniel-OID and Serious Prose, Nora Halder-Serious Prose, Bailey Mooney-Poetry, Macie Spotanski-Persuasion and Duet, Peyton Davis Schmit-Duet and OID, Nathan Meyer-OID, JJ Metschke-OID, Ela Davis Schmit-OID, Carissa Gottschalk-OID and Greta Hughes-OID, Abby Van Velson-OID, Emily O’Kief-OID and Virginia Glaser-Duet and OID, Andrew Alley-Humorous Prose.

The team placed fifth overall and is coached by Clark Kolterman, with Melissa Pohl serving as assistant coach.  SHS will host the Central Conference Speech contest in 2019.