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PHS Speech Team Takes First Place
PHS Speech Team Takes First Place
Ketina Armstrong
Monday, February 17, 2020

Pacific High School speech team have a way with words and proved it this week.  The team placed first among the seven-team meet hosted by Owensville High on February 13th.  The following students placed first for Pacific:

  • Emma Patton, Prose Reading
  • Megan Patton, Storytelling
  • Emerson Steger, Radio Speaking
  • Jay Nahm, Dramatic Interpretation
  • Josh Liebhart & Maddie Cook, Duet Acting
  • Maddie Cook & Emma Patton, Duo Interpretation
  • Emerson Steger, Humorous Interpretation

Pictured is Emerson Steger practicing her first place winning Humorous Interpretation. 

Three days later (February 15th) and the PHS speech team finished first at the Osage High School 17-team meet.  Special congratulations to the Pacific students who won tournament championships:

Riley Cook: 1st place Champion in Radio Speaking
Maddie Cook & Josh Liebhart: 1st place Champions in Duet Acting

The following students also placed for Pacific:

  • Emerson Steger: 2nd place, Radio Speaking
  • Jay Nahm: 2nd place, Original Oratory
  • Maddie Cook: 2nd place, Storytelling
  • Josh Liebhart: 3rd place, Poetry Reading
  • Emma Patton & Maddie Cook: 3rd place, Duo Interpretation
  • Jay Nahm: 3rd place, Dramatic Interpretation
  • Jonah Sprick & Tad Monnig: 4th place, Duo Interpretation
  • Tad Monnig: 5th place, Prose Reading
  • Emerson Steger: 6th place, Humorous Interpretation
  • Carson Law; 6th place, Storytelling

The team is coached by Mr. Ed Kappeler.  Team photo submitted by Lisa Cook.

From left: Josh Liebhart and Maddie Cook practicing their performance.

Updated 2/18/20