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Bloomington speech team hosts annual showcase

The Bloomington speech team will host its 10th Annual Speech Showcase from 7-9 p.m. March 16 in the Oak Grove Middle School Auditorium, 1300 W. 106th St.


 
A selection of Jefferson and Kennedy high school students will perform their speeches:
  • Michaela Gilbertson, extemporaneous reading: “The Book Thief”
  • Ingrid Koester, program oral interpretation: “The Hidden Affliction”
  • Quincy Bryant, humor: “Revenge of the Gingerbread Boy!”
  • Ian Kein, oratory: “The Truth About Santa Claus”
  • Priscilla Arroza, prose: “Dear Zoe,”
  • Ingrid Koester & Alexa Schirber, duo: “Last Lists of My Mad Mother”
  • Paislee Olson, prose: “I Never Knew”
  • Alexa Schirber, humor: “Band Geeks” 
Other speech team members will perform short sections of their pieces. Tickets are available at the door and are $3 for students and $5 for adults.
 
The showcase helps the team prepare for the upcoming national and state qualifying meets.