Speech achieves big at conference championship


Laura Shannon

Members of the category Original Oratory wait for results to be announced.

On February 25, 36 members of the Speech team left the North Suburban Conference were named as both Conference Champions and Academic Champions. It was a night of celebration for the team, but also a night of slight sadness seeing that it marked the final North Suburban Conference tournament.

Many members of the team achieved success at Conference. “It was really great to win, especially because this is the last competition of the North Suburban Conference,” captain and senior Sierra Twesten said.

Individual champions include: Andy Hudlow, Annika Wahlquist, Sierra Twesten, Molly Eldevik, Laura Shannon, Sarah Karels, Julia Vogl, Matt Brinza, and Jacqui Theisen.

The team is celebrating its accomplishments and is looking forward to the conference competition next year. The team will be a part of the Metro-West Conference. “Our team performed magnificently; everyone brought their best game. I am so proud of these kids and all of their hard work,” head coach, Mrs. Maura Brew, said.