*Bellarmine Speech Meet

On Saturday, February 3, 2018, the Valle Catholic Speech Team participated in a Bellarmine speech meet at St. Stephen Protomartyr in St. Louis, MO. In speech meets, students in grades 5-8 develop and improve their public speaking skills by memorizing and performing material in Humorous, Serious, and Duet categories. Ribbons are awarded to participants based on the total score received from two judges.

Humorous Duet: Ella Kraenzle and Kacy Fahnestock (5th grade): blue ribbon for “Stowaways” by Ken Bradbury

Humorous Duet: Camryn Hobbs and Lucy Drury (5th grade): red ribbon for “Girl Behind the Wheel” by Ken Bradbury

Humorous Solo: August Palmer (7th grade): blue ribbon for “David and Goliath” by Flip Wilson

Humorous Solo: Ella Wolk (7th grade): blue ribbon for “Happily Never After” by Kelsey Larson

A perfect score of 30 points earns a gold ribbon.
A score of 27-29 points earns a blue ribbon.
A score of 22-26 points earns a red ribbon.

Congratulations to all students on their excellent performances!

The team is coached by Sara Drost.

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