Moorhead High Speech Team Earns Most Medals At State Tournament

Moorhead High School’s speech team earned more medals and more championships than any other team at the 2013 state speech tournament April 19. A record-breaking 24 Moorhead speakers went to the state tournament and brought home 17 state medals, including three state championships. This is the second highest medal count in Minnesota State High School League speech history.

Moorhead High speakers placed as follows:
Annie Cameron – state champion in Creative Expression
Matthew Wisenden – state champion in Poetry
Nina Grollman – state champion in Humorous
Anne Totten – 2nd place in Storytelling
Tanner Tweten and Jordan Hartjen – 3rd place in Dramatic Duo
Shontel Smith – 3rd place in Storytelling
Devon Manney – 4th in Drama
Karina Twedt – 5th in Prose
Noah Johnson and Jade Krsnak – 6th in Dramatic Duo
Joe Cella – 6th in Discussion
Auna Lee and Ali Hastins – 7th in Dramatic Duo
Shaker Ali – 7th in Extemporaneous Speaking
Emily Haagenson – 7th in Oratory
Abbie Clapp – 8th in Creative Expression