The Milbank High School oral interpretation team hosted their first meet Monday, October 2, at the high school. Hope Osborn and Cat Kroemer each earned a superior plus rating. Osborn took the top rating in both the serious reading and storytelling divisions. Kroemer was honored with the top rating in poetry.
Students earning a superior rating were: Cat Kroemer and Heidi Capp in humorous reading; Peyten Wiese, Sami Staehling, Becca Loehrer, Sydney Spanton, and Amy Nelson in serious reading; and Devon Balling in poetry.
Students earning an excellent rating included: Siri Bien, excellent plus in humorous reading; Jaylin Jonason, excellent in humorous reading; Makenna Osowski, excellent plus in serious reading; Shelby Lee, excellent plus in serious reading; Heidi Meyer, excellent plus in storytelling; Shelby Lee and Jaylin Jonason, excellent plus in duet; and Nathan Loutsch, excellent plus in oratory.
Oral interpretation is the largest speech program South Dakota and is divided into three classes – AA, A, B. MHS students are advised by Laura Maag.
Oral Interp Team-Back Row: Cat Kroemer, Christian Peery, Heidi Meyer, Shelby Lee, Sami Staehling, Amy Nelson, Peyten Wiese, Makenna Osowski, Leah Mogard, Jaylin Jonason. Second Row: Aiden Boerger, Tanner Schwagel, Nathan Loutsch, Lars Andersen, Trevor Nolting, Hope Osborn, Heidi Capp, Jordan Reimche, Trystan Fischer. Front Row: Siri Bien and Devon Balling