2016-2017 Speech Team

 2017-2018 Speech Team

Lourdes has an active Speech Team program.  Students consistently medal at district and state levels.  In 2016, Nick Whitten received a first place medal at the state level for extemporaneous speaking. Highlights from the 2016-2017 year are shown below.

For more information contact Mrs. Roxann Penfield, 2017-2018 Speech Team coach, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


2016-2017 Speech Team


Front row: Cloey Allgood, Ivan Valdovino, Mason Lee, Aaron Mason, Dylan Paap, Marissa Galardi, Laura Box, Jackson Esser

2nd Row: Reagan Stanley, Jack Funke, Sam Baumert, Carlos Serna, Josie Kassube, James Mason, Halli Whitten, Nicole Green, Ben Miller, Quinten Vasa

3rd Row: Chloe DuBois, Karinne Olson, Logan Bakula, Piper Monson, Alivia Stuhr, Cathy Shawhan

Back Row: Luke Partsch, Althea Gay, Ainsley Esser, Will Eppert, Ethan Roberts, Aubrey Bando

Results from the District Competition (These students qualify to perform at state finals on March 24th):

  • 1st Logan Bakula Humorous Prose (perfect 50 SCORE in FINALS)
  • 2nd Humorous Prose James Mason
  • 2nd OID Social Media: Dylan Paap, Josie Kassube, James Mason, Loan Bakula and Cathy Shawhan (Perfect 50 Score in Finals!)
  • 3rd OID Pirates: Hayden Miller, Jackson Esser, Marissa Galardi, Jack Funke and Ben Miller
  • 3rd Mason Lee: Extemporaneous Mason Lee

Also medaling:

  • 4th Serious Prose: Aaron Mason (Perfect 50 score in Prelims)
  • 6th Persuasive Cloey Allgood
  • 6th Poetry Karinne Olsen (Perfect 50 Score in Prelims)
  • 6th Extemporaneous Ethan Roberts
  • 6th Entertainment Alivia Stuhr

The 2016-2017 Speech Team was coached by Sally DuBois

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