Oral Interp. Contestants compete for a spot on District team

Toshiya Cramer, Journalist

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Last Tuesday, the Gregory High School’s local Interpretation contest took place. With seven categories and a total of 21 participants, the night was a success. Isaac Barreto was involved in three winning readings, one of which was a solo reading in the category humorous.

The contest started at 7 p.m. in two different rooms. In room 17, Samantha Timanus started off in the category serious readings and scored a superior, after her followed John Stevicks with an excellent and Keeley Klein who is the winner in this category with a superior. Jaslee Kerner was the only participant in oratory and scored a superior. Humorous was a more popular category with four participants: Isaac Barreto scored a superior, Nancy Khuu scored an excellent, and Kodi Timanus and Dillyn Harsin both scored a superior.

In the band room Christian Spann had the honor the start the night off with his reading in the category storytelling. This year’s theme for this category was Western tales. Six duo’s competed in the category duets. Salma Serr and Barreto won this category with a superior. Megan Warnke and BriLee Peck scored a superior too and so did Mataya Peck and Harsin. Anna Dargatz and Juliana Blas, and Summer Janis and Mattie Stevicks both scored an excellent. Emma Thomas and Gracie Kenzy finished this category with a superior. Rhoss Oliver was the only competitor in poetry and scored a superior. Warnke, B. Peck, Serr, Tommy Determan, Oliver, and Barreto scored a superior as a group in Readers Theatre.

The judges of the night were Julie Braun, Natalee Graesser, Kathy Kayl, Linse Lundberg, Judy Duffy and Bette Fogel. The coach is Ronda Graber.

The winners from this night will go to Districts at Cedar Shore Resort in Oacoma on Monday, Nov. 5. If Gregory has winners in Oacoma, they will go on to Regions followed by the State Festival.

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Toshiya Cramer, Journalist

Hello, my name is Toshiya Cramer; I am 16 years old. I am a foreign exchange student from The Netherlands, also known as Holland. I am a senior at Gregory...

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