Speech Individual Events Medalists

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Addison (A. Trail)

Name Year Class Place Event
Patrick Able 1973-74   6 humorous interpretation
Bobbi Rysell 1971-72   3 original oratory

Arlington Heights (Arlington)

Name Year Class Place Event
Tom Bergstrom 1959-60   3 comedy reading
      3 oratorical declamation
Linda Clemens 1956-57   3 original comedy
  1957-58   5 original comedy
Jean Conroy 1958-59   4 original oratory
Doug Daughtry 1967-68   4 original comedy
Jan Davenport 1955-56   3 serious reading
  1956-57   3 serious reading
Donald DePollo 1963-64   1 original comedy
Craig Howard 1968-69   2 original comedy
Violet Jeffery 1953-54   3 serious reading
Glenn Mitchell 1966-67   5 original oratory
  1967-68   2 original oratory
John Mroz 1956-57   2 verse reading
Barbara Pamp 1969-70   2 serious reading
John Peterson 1957-58   4 extemporaneous speaking
Mary Kay Tamulis 1958-59   5 serious reading
March Tindall 1970-71   3 verse reading

Arlington Heights (Forest View)

Name Year Class Place Event
John Colella 1985-86   6 humorous duet acting
John Concepcion 1981-82   4 original comedy
Kathie Dunn 1964-65   5 verse reading
Adrienne Hamperian 1965-66   2 original comedy
Brian Hay 1982-83   6 original oratory
Kris Knudsen 1967-68   1 extemporaneous speaking
Chuck Pelletier 1981-82   2 dramatic interpretation
Jeff Przybylo 1985-86   6 humorous duet acting
John Tucky 1975-76   3 dramatic interpretation

Arlington Heights (Hersey)

Name Year Class Place Event
Milt Chen 1968-69   4 original comedy
  1969-70   1 extemporaneous speaking
Nick Coglianese 1994-95   2 humorous duet acting
Colin Ebeling 1994-95   2 humorous duet acting
Mike McLean 1968-69   2 original comedy
Andrew Napora 2012-13   2 radio speaking

Armstrong

Name Year Class Place Event
Rebecca Maxwell 1962-63   3 serious reading

Ashton

Name Year Class Place Event
Doris Pogue 1957-58   1 verse reading

Athens

Name Year Class Place Event
Janie McMartin 1953-54   2 comedy reading
Lowell Powell 1952-53   4 original oratory
  1954-55   3 original oratory
Virginia Walkup 1953-54   5 serious reading

Auburn

Name Year Class Place Event
JoAnn Ellis 1974-75   6 verse reading
Susan Hummel 1960-61   5 comedy reading
Kay Hunley 1956-57   1 original oratory

Aurora (East)

Name Year Class Place Event
Matt LaChance 1979-80   5 oratorical declamation
Cheryl Thompkins 1978-79   6 dramatic interpretation
Franklin Worland 1941-42   5 original oratory

Aurora (Illinois Math and Science Academy)

Name Year Class Place Event
Vinesh Kannan 2012-13   6 extemporaneous speaking
  2013-14   1 extemporaneous speaking
  2014-15   5 impromptu speaking
Sid Sapru 2008-09   6 original oratory

Aurora (Metea Valley)

Name Year Class Place Event
Meghana Chaganti 2016-17   6 oratorical declamation
James Ewer 2015-16   4 special occasion speaking
  2016-17   2 special occasion speaking
Lauren Lisauskas 2012-13   4 poetry reading
Shawn Park 2016-17   6 informative speaking
Eric Zhang 2012-13   2 prose reading

Aurora (Waubonsie Valley)

Name Year Class Place Event
Eric Allain 1984-85   6 dramatic duet acting
Lauren Campbell 2008-09   1 prose reading
Jeff Henderson 1984-85   6 dramatic duet acting
Chris Konrad 1985-86   4 humorous duet acting
Alex Kritselis 2004-05   5 dramatic interpretation
      1 prose reading
Rich McMannis 1985-86   4 humorous duet acting
Jaime Murray 1992-93   2 original oratory
Neha Sampat 1992-93   2 radio speaking
Ally Schweisthal 2008-09   2 humorous interpretation
Kiran Sood 2003-04   6 radio speaking

Aurora (West)

Name Year Class Place Event
Martha Boyd 1944-45   5 serious reading
  1945-46   5 serious reading
Ruth Currier 1940-41   5 serious reading
John Dunning 1942-43   2 oratorical declamation
William Farley 1946-47   5 original oratory
Bill Foote 1948-49   5 original oratory
Carla Heis 1942-43   3 original oratory
Jay Jones 1970-71   4 radio speaking
Wayne Launbach 1970-71   3 extemporaneous speaking
Lauren Leimback 1973-74   3 original oratory
Richard MacDowell 1962-63   5 oratorical declamation
Mary Maudsley 1961-62   1 extemporaneous speaking
Jock McFarlane 1954-55   4 extemporaneous speaking
Nancy Puklin 1944-45   3 oratorical declamation
Ed Schmitt 1971-72   4 humorous interpretation
Alex Seith 1949-50   5 original oratory
Bob Shorr 1952-53   1 extemporaneous speaking
Tom Skilling 1968-69   2 radio speaking
Howard Smukler 1961-62   5 after dinner speaking

Barrington

Name Year Class Place Event
Theodore Tae 2010-11   4 original oratory

Barry

Name Year Class Place Event
Frances Wheelan 1949-50   2 serious reading
  1950-51   1 serious reading

Bartlett

Name Year Class Place Event
Mikey Martinez 2014-15   6 extemporaneous speaking
Michael O'Malley 2013-14   7 poetry reading
Natalie Payne 2015-16   5 dramatic duet acting
Michael White 2012-13   5 impromptu speaking
Samuel Witz 2015-16   5 dramatic duet acting

Bartonville (Limestone)

Name Year Class Place Event
Wade Dooley 2003-04   2 original comedy
Tom Dotson 1985-86   6 special occasion speaking
Ginger Gottlieb 1989-90   5 verse reading
Cynthia Herman 1964-65   3 serious reading
Nick Maroon 1990-91   2 humorous interpretation
Amy Meyers 1983-84   4 extemporaneous speaking
Sam Misigaro 2009-10   4 poetry reading
Greg Nielsen 1976-77   4 prose reading
  1977-78   2 prose reading
Julia Pleasant 1997-98   5 extemporaneous speaking
Tiffany Post 1992-93   4 oratorical declamation
Kevin Tilton 1971-72   2 extemporaneous speaking

Beardstown

Name Year Class Place Event
Ruth Lasse 1940-41   1 serious reading

Belleville (East)

Name Year Class Place Event
  2001-02   5 performance in the round
Barbara Bassett 1983-84   6 original oratory
Joy Ducree 1990-91   3 verse reading
Jackie Eberle 2010-11   7 poetry reading
Margery Handy 1983-84   6 dramatic interpretation
      1 verse reading
Mark Hollman 1980-81   6 humorous duet acting
Elizabeth Jahren 1984-85   5 prose reading
Jordan Johnson 2008-09   7 humorous duet acting
      6 humorous interpretation
Michael Juen 2003-04   5 humorous duet acting
Jeff Kopis 1980-81   6 humorous duet acting
Anna Kurtz 2013-14   5 radio speaking
Aaron Lambert 2000-01   5 humorous interpretation
Andrew Lopinot 2003-04   5 humorous duet acting
Jared Macke 1999-00   2 original comedy
Brad Main 1975-76   6 radio speaking
Imman Musa 2008-09   2 radio speaking
Louis Oliver 2001-02   6 extemporaneous speaking
Deanna Schwarz 1986-87   5 verse reading
      3 dramatic interpretation
Vicky Seavers 1974-75   3 verse reading
Rachel Simpson 1999-00   6 humorous interpretation
Matt Sobule 2007-08   2 original comedy
  2008-09   7 humorous duet acting

Belleville (St. Henry)

Name Year Class Place Event
Crovetta 1974-75   6 humorous duet acting
Fieser 1974-75   6 humorous duet acting
Lloyd 1973-74   6 dramatic duet acting
Mark Puente 1981-82   3 dramatic interpretation
      4 original oratory
Rousseau 1973-74   6 dramatic duet acting

Belleville (Twp.)

Name Year Class Place Event
Melvin Brown 1947-48   5 original oratory
Sharon Hopfinger 1963-64   5 serious reading
Kathy McSherry 1964-65   4 prose reading

Belleville (West)

Name Year Class Place Event
  2005-06   2 performance in the round
  2007-08   3 performance in the round
  2008-09   7 performance in the round
Joseph Astrouski 2005-06   6 extemporaneous speaking
Eli Bernstein 2009-10   6 extemporaneous speaking
      3 impromptu speaking
  2010-11   4 impromptu speaking
  2011-12   1 extemporaneous speaking
      6 impromptu speaking
Shay Berry 2010-11   4 informative speaking
Mack Bradley 1983-84   4 original oratory
Vondell Burns 2010-11   2 oratorical declamation
      2 original oratory
  2011-12   4 oratorical declamation
Karin Cheatham 1966-67   2 verse reading
Kathy Collins 1969-70   5 original comedy
Andy Cooper 1979-80   6 original comedy
Derrick Cooper 2005-06   1 dramatic interpretation
  2006-07   3 special occasion speaking
Bethany Dain 2013-14   6 extemporaneous speaking
  2014-15   5 extemporaneous speaking
      2 informative speaking
Lea DeLaria 1975-76   2 humorous duet acting
Jeff Dent 1985-86   6 humorous interpretation
  1986-87   6 humorous duet acting
      5 humorous interpretation
Cody Essien 2012-13   2 dramatic interpretation
Cassidy Farrar 2015-16   6 radio speaking
Amy Gardiner 2007-08   5 dramatic duet acting
Sam Geiger 2014-15   5 radio speaking
      5 original oratory
  2015-16   4 informative speaking
Patti Geolat 1975-76   6 dramatic interpretation
Beth Gregowicz 1979-80   6 prose reading
      4 verse reading
Lew Hages 1975-76   2 humorous duet acting
Tyler Herron 2014-15   2 original comedy
Nathan Hirst 2015-16   3 humorous duet acting
Ben Hunsaker 1980-81   3 dramatic duet acting
Rick Hunsaker 1977-78   1 extemporaneous speaking
Brooke Ingram 2015-16   6 special occasion speaking
Matt Ingram 2010-11   4 prose reading
Louis Linder 1972-73   5 prose reading
Adam Meirink 2008-09   5 poetry reading
Mark Metzger 1981-82   4 extemporaneous speaking
      5 oratorical declamation
Da'Vyne Moncure 2013-14   4 oratorical declamation
Ted Myhre 1982-83   2 original oratory
Jon O'Quinn 1979-80   5 dramatic duet acting
Jessica Petrie 2008-09   1 extemporaneous speaking
      4 original oratory
Chris Rayman 1979-80   6 dramatic interpretation
      5 dramatic duet acting
Janae Robinson 2015-16   3 humorous duet acting
Kole Schlich 2013-14   1 original comedy
Chris Shannon 1986-87   6 humorous duet acting
Chris Simmons 2007-08   4 dramatic interpretation
Victoria Thompson 2006-07   6 dramatic interpretation
  2007-08   5 dramatic duet acting
Tiffani Volkman 2016-17   1 radio speaking
Kara Weisenstein 2005-06   5 verse reading
Jayne Womble 1980-81   3 dramatic duet acting
Emily Woods 2009-10   6 dramatic interpretation

Bensenville (Fenton)

Name Year Class Place Event
Beth Bagdo 1991-92   5 original comedy
Melanie Bolen 1977-78   5 prose reading
Lisa Brooks 1978-79   5 prose reading
Brent Christensen 1978-79   3 original comedy
      3 humorous duet acting
  1979-80   1 humorous interpretation
      1 original comedy
Eric Christensen 1982-83   5 original comedy
  1983-84   2 original comedy
  1984-85   4 original comedy
Sasha Clayton 1991-92   2 special occasion speaking
  1992-93   1 special occasion speaking
Heather Corwin 1988-89   4 verse reading
Dan DiOrio 1976-77   2 original comedy
Matt Drat 1975-76   5 original comedy
  1976-77   2 humorous duet acting
  1977-78   3 original comedy
Brian Femali 1995-96   8 dramatic duet acting
Spencer Franke 2015-16   6 original comedy
Laura Garza 1976-77   2 humorous duet acting
Stan Glazier 1983-84   4 original oratory
Mark Halick 1995-96   8 dramatic duet acting
Dennis Hearst 1989-90   2 prose reading
Elizabeth Ingram 1975-76   6 prose reading
Katherine Ingram 1975-76   6 verse reading
Aimee Jackson 1980-81   6 verse reading
Joshua Jalowiec 2014-15   3 original oratory
Kevin King 1986-87   5 original comedy
Kelly Lloyd 1991-92   4 prose reading
      2 original oratory
Linda Luna 1979-80   6 radio speaking
      6 original oratory
  1980-81   2 radio speaking
Jeff Mangrum 1978-79   3 humorous duet acting
John Metoyer 1983-84   1 humorous interpretation
Colleen Meyer 1977-78   3 humorous duet acting
Brian Miller 1962-63   3 original comedy
Karen Pacific 1978-79   5 oratorical declamation
Debra Parrish 1968-69   3 verse reading
  1969-70   3 verse reading
David Patton 2012-13   6 humorous duet acting
Nancy Pugh 1977-78   4 oratorical declamation
Joe Puzzo 1978-79   4 dramatic duet acting
Myra Rapin 1974-75   1 verse reading
Yvonne Richert 1980-81   5 original oratory
  1982-83   1 original oratory
      3 oratorical declamation
Daniel Sanchez 2012-13   6 humorous duet acting
      5 original comedy
Richard Sandoval 1979-80   6 dramatic duet acting
Colleen Sheehan 1978-79   2 humorous interpretation
Lauren Sowa 2004-05   7 oratorical declamation
Sarah Spadaro 1993-94   1 verse reading
      1 prose reading
  1994-95   6 prose reading
Patricia Thompson 1976-77   2 verse reading
  1977-78   3 humorous duet acting
  1978-79   4 dramatic duet acting
      1 original oratory
  1979-80   1 oratorical declamation
      6 dramatic duet acting
David Tolemy 2000-01   6 verse reading
Tim Watkins 1983-84   5 dramatic duet acting
Barbi Wengerd 1988-89   3 humorous interpretation
  1989-90   2 humorous interpretation
      3 special occasion speaking
Mike Wojtiuk 1983-84   5 dramatic duet acting

Benton

Name Year Class Place Event
Caleb Abbott 2013-14   7 original oratory
Melanie Bolen 1975-76   4 verse reading
  1977-78   2 verse reading
Michael Compton 1994-95   2 prose reading
  1995-96   6 humorous interpretation
      6 prose reading
Marjorie Cox 1959-60   4 original comedy
Chris Cripps 1983-84   2 radio speaking
  1984-85   4 oratorical declamation
      3 radio speaking
  1985-86   1 radio speaking
Michelle Edwards 2003-04   5 original oratory
Dan Ford 2003-04   6 oratorical declamation
Codey Girten 1999-00   7 humorous duet acting
      4 original oratory
  2000-01   6 oratorical declamation
  2001-02   5 oratorical declamation
  2002-03   1 prose reading
Justin Kimball 2004-05   1 humorous interpretation
      6 prose reading
  2005-06   2 original comedy
Joseph King 2009-10   1 impromptu speaking
Ryan Knight 2009-10   2 dramatic interpretation
Harry Lewis 1943-44   5 extemporaneous speaking
Melissa Malkovich 1973-74   1 prose reading
Natalie Mullen 1997-98   6 special occasion speaking
  1998-99   3 oratorical declamation
      2 special occasion speaking
  1999-00   1 oratorical declamation
Nathan Mullen 1999-00   7 humorous duet acting
Melinda Norris 1989-90   4 original oratory
Dean Peerman 1947-48   2 oratorical declamation
  1948-49   5 oratorical declamation
Beth Saxe 2002-03   1 oratorical declamation
Beverly Walker 1973-74   3 verse reading
Salina Wyant 1997-98   6 oratorical declamation
      5 original oratory

Berwyn (Morton West)

Name Year Class Place Event
Linda Bates 1961-62   3 comedy reading
Pam Braun 1968-69   1 original comedy
Joseph Cappelletti 1969-70   4 original comedy
Debbie Duepner 1968-69   3 serious reading
James Finerty 1962-63   2 radio speaking
Nesladek 1971-72   6 duet acting
Russell Skleviska 1963-64   5 extemporaneous speaking
Ann Slivinski 1974-75   3 prose reading
Joseph Sveda 1963-64   5 radio speaking
Tumas 1971-72   6 duet acting
Joyce Verbik 1962-63   4 after dinner speaking
Paul Woldy 1964-65   5 original oratory

Berwyn-Cicero (Morton)

Name Year Class Place Event
Pearl Mack 1940-41   3 serious reading
George Dale McClendon 1959-60   1 serious reading
Charles Nelson 1940-41   2 extemporaneous speaking
Georgia Sarussi 1956-57   4 serious reading

Bethalto

Name Year Class Place Event
Barbara Oettel 1956-57   3 oratorical declamation
  1957-58   3 oratorical declamation

Bloomington (Central Catholic)

Name Year Class Place Event
Kati Fairfield 1983-84   6 oratorical declamation
Mary Henry 1976-77   5 radio speaking
Tom Irvin 1979-80   4 radio speaking

Bloomington (H.S.)

Name Year Class Place Event
Julie Beich 1978-79   2 dramatic duet acting
  1979-80   2 humorous duet acting
Bob Benecke 1956-57   1 radio speaking
  1957-58   3 extemporaneous speaking
Jim Bookout 1978-79   2 dramatic duet acting
Bill Breitweiser 1951-52   3 extemporaneous speaking
Joe Connolly 1972-73   1 verse reading
  1974-75   6 dramatic interpretation
Kate Connolly 1970-71   1 verse reading
  1971-72   1 original oratory
      2 humorous interpretation
Marisa Drat 2006-07   6 dramatic duet acting
Gary Duehr 1971-72   1 after dinner speaking
Kathy Fagerburg 1977-78   4 radio speaking
  1978-79   3 radio speaking
Kirk Fagerland 1979-80   2 humorous duet acting
Katherine Fry 1997-98   3 oratorical declamation
Kim Fry 1980-81   2 original oratory
Marty Fugate 1961-62   5 prose reading
Daphne Glover 1984-85   1 oratorical declamation
Rebecca Hamlin 2000-01   6 humorous interpretation
Paul Hansen 1963-64   1 after dinner speaking
Sharmon Hilfinger 1967-68   2 prose reading
Sue Johnson 1973-74   5 dramatic interpretation
Willis Kern 1973-74   3 radio speaking
Ryan Marquardt 2006-07   6 dramatic duet acting
Shelly McClure 1967-68   5 comedy reading
David Rudat 1960-61   5 radio speaking
Jennifer Rusk 1995-96   2 verse reading
  1996-97   3 verse reading
Tim Sweeny 1964-65   4 comedy reading
Connie Tompkins 1970-71   3 prose reading
Janet Wheeler 1965-66   1 prose reading
Kelsey Whitcomb 2009-10   6 oratorical declamation
John White 1970-71   4 comedy reading
Steve White 1966-67   2 comedy reading

Blue Island

Name Year Class Place Event
Beth Bierstadt 1947-48   3 oratorical declamation
Lois Ely 1943-44   1 serious reading

Blue Island (Eisenhower)

Name Year Class Place Event
Larry Adkinson 1962-63   3 comedy reading
  1964-65   2 comedy reading
Ron Bennett 1982-83   4 radio speaking
Dinah Clottey 2016-17   5 dramatic duet acting
Halle Clottey 2016-17   5 dramatic duet acting
Akire Hawkins 2014-15   2 impromptu speaking
  2015-16   1 impromptu speaking
Darryl Hazel 1972-73   3 humorous interpretation
      6 verse reading
Shalanda Hedrick 1993-94   3 special occasion speaking
  1994-95   4 special occasion speaking
Dwaine Hicks 2015-16   6 humorous duet acting
Tiffany Holmes 1994-95   3 oratorical declamation
Ardell Johnson 1968-69   4 serious reading
Brian Marsh 1980-81   4 oratorical declamation
Destiny Patino 2015-16   8 dramatic duet acting
Lauren Smith 2010-11   2 dramatic duet acting
Lena Smith 2015-16   8 dramatic duet acting
Malcolm Thompson 2010-11   2 dramatic duet acting
      5 dramatic interpretation
Marcus Woods 2015-16   6 humorous duet acting

Bluffs

Name Year Class Place Event
Jack Nortrup 1942-43   5 original oratory

Bolingbrook

Name Year Class Place Event
Ernest Bell 2008-09   8 humorous duet acting
Garrett Gosselink 1985-86   3 radio speaking
Chris Harris 2008-09   8 humorous duet acting

Bradley

Name Year Class Place Event
Darel Hale 1948-49   1 oratorical declamation

Bradley (B.-Bourbonnais)

Name Year Class Place Event
Dennis Dean 1965-66   2 radio speaking
Sharon Diehl 1960-61   2 comedy reading
Darel Grothaus 1955-56   4 serious reading
Marilyn Hawkins 1954-55   5 serious reading
Kent Moore 1959-60   4 comedy reading

Braidwood (Reed-Custer)

Name Year Class Place Event
Kay Cannon 1991-92   4 humorous interpretation
Brett Holcomb 1989-90   3 original comedy
Nathaniel Marshall 2011-12   9 prose reading
Jennifer McCue 1996-97   4 special occasion speaking
Jilliam Nolan 1999-00   6 dramatic interpretation
Tracy Zentmeyer 1991-92   6 special occasion speaking

Buffalo Grove

Name Year Class Place Event
Emma Bueso 2010-11   7 humorous interpretation
Peter Byrnes 1984-85   1 original comedy
  1985-86   2 original comedy
Jennifer Cooper 1994-95   2 verse reading
Stacy Friedman 1988-89   2 verse reading
Diane Kerle 1976-77   3 original comedy
Michael Maley 2011-12   4 original comedy
Kymeisha Perot 2012-13   6 dramatic interpretation
Jack Rosenberg 2003-04   3 extemporaneous speaking
Phil Sabes 1984-85   2 special occasion speaking
Lauren Vinopal 2003-04   2 humorous interpretation
Georgette Voss 2013-14   5 dramatic interpretation
  2014-15   5 oratorical declamation
      1 dramatic interpretation
Alex Wade 2002-03   7 original comedy
Greg Ward 2009-10   5 impromptu speaking
Cheryl Zeken 1974-75   6 prose reading

Burbank (Reavis)

Name Year Class Place Event
  2013-14   1 performance in the round
Jerrie Ames 1971-72   1 prose reading
Bob Armstrong 1970-71   1 original comedy
Nancy Bingley 1969-70   3 comedy reading
Andrew Bogue 2006-07   4 special occasion speaking
Geri Bunker 1968-69   4 extemporaneous speaking
Gloria Caljkusich 1968-69   4 original comedy
Teresa Estrada 2016-17   1 poetry reading
Janice Gardner 1970-71   2 comedy reading
Jamila Ghosheh 2016-17   6 special occasion speaking
Mary Rose Gresk 1971-72   3 extemporaneous speaking
  1972-73   2 extemporaneous speaking
Glen McClister 1975-76   3 oratorical declamation
Sue McMahon 1972-73   4 dramatic interpretation
Jonathan Morsovillo 2011-12   6 radio speaking
  2012-13   3 radio speaking
Von Tel Morton 1973-74   3 prose reading
Mary Beth Nelis 1970-71   4 verse reading
  1971-72   4 verse reading
Renae Paciga 1971-72   5 original comedy
Renee Robak 1973-74   6 verse reading
Marilee Wiesemes 1973-74   1 extemporaneous speaking

Byron

Name Year Class Place Event
Haley Armstrong 2008-09   4 humorous duet acting
Trent Eisfeller 2007-08   6 humorous duet acting
  2008-09   4 humorous duet acting
      5 original comedy
Charles McNames 1948-49   5 extemporaneous speaking
Gene McNames 1952-53   5 oratorical declamation
  1953-54   2 oratorical declamation
Tina Pudlas 1996-97   3 original oratory
Richard Shelton 1957-58   4 original comedy
Jerry Simmons 1955-56   2 original comedy
Alan Sincox 1965-66   2 after dinner speaking
Lauren Smith 2007-08   6 humorous duet acting
Sandra Summers 2004-05   7 prose reading
Scott Walker 1954-55   5 comedy reading

Cairo

Name Year Class Place Event
Joe Crain 1981-82   5 radio speaking
  1983-84   3 radio speaking

Calumet City (Thornton Fractional North)

Name Year Class Place Event
Gregory Henderson 2003-04   3 dramatic duet acting
Lepolion Henderson 2003-04   3 dramatic duet acting
Kelly 1971-72   1 duet acting
Mundy 1971-72   1 duet acting

Calumet City (Thornton Fractional)

Name Year Class Place Event
Gail Beare 1958-59   4 after dinner speaking
Paul Black 1956-57   3 extemporaneous speaking
  1957-58   1 extemporaneous speaking
Gordon Buffington 1942-43   5 comedy reading
  1943-44   1 comedy reading
Jeannine Bunce 1957-58   4 original oratory
John Davis 1958-59   1 comedy reading
Joan Foley 1954-55   2 after dinner speaking
Doris Follick 1940-41   5 comedy reading
Betty Gerald 1940-41   2 verse reading
Luther Harthum 1952-53   4 extemporaneous speaking
Glenn Huisinga 1957-58   1 oratorical declamation
Joan Kraus 1948-49   2 verse reading
Richard Leek 1943-44   4 extemporaneous speaking
Arlene Loneski 1951-52   1 original comedy
Ted Lutkus 1953-54   1 original oratory
  1954-55   1 original oratory
Roger Majak 1955-56   3 comedy reading
  1956-57   2 comedy reading
  1957-58   2 comedy reading
  1958-59   1 original oratory
      4 serious reading
Bob McKinnon 1943-44   1 oratorical declamation
Don McMullen 1947-48   1 comedy reading
Alice Mroch 1951-52   4 comedy reading
Betty Ann Rappe 1941-42   2 serious reading
Jay Sheffield 1951-52   2 oratorical declamation
Edgar Thedens 1940-41   4 extemporaneous speaking
  1941-42   1 extemporaneous speaking
Carolyn Wahlgren 1949-50   4 oratorical declamation
Carolyn Walker 1955-56   2 verse reading
Lowell Weitkamp 1953-54   5 extemporaneous speaking

Canton

Name Year Class Place Event
Buddy Carter 1990-91   6 prose reading
  1991-92   1 dramatic interpretation
Heidi Carter 1993-94   4 verse reading
Anand Gawda 1987-88   4 oratorical declamation
John Malone 1987-88   2 radio speaking
  1988-89   1 radio speaking
Noelle McClelland 1993-94   6 humorous interpretation
  1994-95   4 dramatic interpretation
      2 special occasion speaking
Pat Murphy 1961-62   2 serious reading
Robert Nidiffer 1948-49   3 serious reading
Jason Parkinson 2000-01   4 radio speaking
Tom Prescher 1998-99   2 radio speaking
Trevor Widger 2012-13   6 radio speaking
Brian Williams 1995-96   4 verse reading

Carbondale (H.S.)

Name Year Class Place Event
  2001-02   7 performance in the round
  2008-09   6 performance in the round
  2010-11   6 performance in the round
Jackie Anderson 1975-76   5 prose reading
Jourdin Batchelor 2008-09   4 special occasion speaking
Evan Beattie 2001-02   2 oratorical declamation
Brenna Beaver 1988-89   4 humorous duet acting
Stephen Brackett 2002-03   6 dramatic duet acting
Kenneth Bridges 1990-91   6 extemporaneous speaking
Geoff Colvin 1970-71   2 radio speaking
      2 after dinner speaking
Shana Colvin 1971-72   4 prose reading
Julie Deichmann 1980-81   4 verse reading
Kelly Dixon 1982-83   1 oratorical declamation
Virginia Doer 1967-68   2 radio speaking
Steve Fanning 1999-00   8 humorous duet acting
  2000-01   5 original comedy
Andy Feldhammer 1995-96   3 original comedy
Jackson Foote 1999-00   2 oratorical declamation
      5 dramatic interpretation
Elizabeth Hammon 2005-06   4 impromptu speaking
Swiyya Haqq 1994-95   3 verse reading
  1995-96   1 verse reading
Jay Jarvis 1988-89   4 humorous duet acting
Tom Jones 1952-53   1 radio speaking
  1953-54   5 radio speaking
Radia Lahlou 2013-14   4 informative speaking
Meredith Lakenan 1993-94   1 radio speaking
Tom Langdon 1965-66   2 verse reading
Nathan Lee 2005-06   2 special occasion speaking
Katy Lieder 2003-04   6 extemporaneous speaking
Zanetta McDaniel 1985-86   4 verse reading
Jim McElroy 1975-76   2 radio speaking
Karla Miller 1992-93   5 original comedy
Natalie Miller 2002-03   6 special occasion speaking
      6 dramatic duet acting
Max Norman 1971-72   5 verse reading
Ben Ponce 2005-06   5 humorous interpretation
      6 verse reading
Alba Ponce De Leon 1999-00   8 humorous interpretation
Don Prosser 1966-67   2 extemporaneous speaking
Gordon Rands 1970-71   2 original oratory
Devin Reno 2001-02   4 radio speaking
  2002-03   3 radio speaking
Jessica Robinson 2010-11   6 oratorical declamation
Maggie Scudder 2012-13   3 special occasion speaking
Jess Sidhu 2007-08   6 radio speaking
  2009-10   3 special occasion speaking
John Siebert 1973-74   6 radio speaking
  1974-75   6 radio speaking
Anjan Tibrewala 2002-03   6 extemporaneous speaking
Jason Wild 1999-00   8 humorous duet acting
Jeff Zucker 1984-85   4 extemporaneous speaking

Carbondale (University)

Name Year Class Place Event
Jacob Bach 1962-63   3 radio speaking
Howard Benson 1961-62   1 radio speaking
Ann Bracewell 1954-55   5 radio speaking
Frosti Croslin 1962-63   1 original oratory
Joyce Hastings 1953-54   5 oratorical declamation
Mary Lou Heatherly 1949-50   4 verse reading
Julian McHale 1962-63   3 after dinner speaking
Richard Rieke 1951-52   3 radio speaking
Robert Talley 1952-53   2 extemporaneous speaking
Marilyn Wakefield 1950-51   3 comedy reading
Kenneth Whitener 1965-66   1 serious reading

Carmi

Name Year Class Place Event
Mike Hassan 1963-64   4 radio speaking

Carol Stream (Glenbard North)

Name Year Class Place Event
Kennaria Brown 1985-86   2 oratorical declamation
Mike Massart 1983-84   5 extemporaneous speaking
Madeline Zavodny 1987-88   5 extemporaneous speaking

Carpentersville (Crown)

Name Year Class Place Event
David Canty 1968-69   1 after dinner speaking

Carrollton

Name Year Class Place Event
Paul Berry 1941-42   3 oratorical declamation

Carthage

Name Year Class Place Event
Loren Bivens 1958-59   2 serious reading

Cary (C.-Grove)

Name Year Class Place Event
Joe Brommel 2012-13   4 radio speaking
Katelin Coronado 2011-12   6 oratorical declamation
Bob Gerard 1984-85   4 radio speaking
Olivia Roehri 2013-14   4 original comedy
  2014-15   3 original comedy
Joey Walsh 2015-16   6 humorous interpretation

Casey

Name Year Class Place Event
Betsy Dillier 1971-72   4 original comedy
Linda Harned 1973-74   6 original oratory
Maxine Perisho 1941-42   5 comedy reading

Champaign (Centennial)

Name Year Class Place Event
Chris Cordon 1995-96   1 dramatic duet acting
      1 humorous duet acting
Vince Dill 1998-99   5 original comedy
Kyle Garton 2001-02   5 impromptu speaking
      7 extemporaneous speaking
  2002-03   1 extemporaneous speaking
David Kessler 2011-12   5 dramatic interpretation
Lucas Kovar 1993-94   6 impromptu speaking
      4 extemporaneous speaking
Annamarie McCleod 1996-97   6 dramatic duet acting
Mecca Muhammad 2013-14   5 special occasion speaking
Lemond Peppers 1990-91   6 special occasion speaking
      6 special occasion speaking
Jessica Schulte 1995-96   1 humorous duet acting
      1 dramatic duet acting
Clint Sheffer 1996-97   6 dramatic duet acting

Champaign (Central)

Name Year Class Place Event
Howard Berkson 1982-83   6 original comedy
Jennifer Brown 1976-77   3 dramatic duet acting
  1977-78   2 dramatic duet acting
Mary Hogan 1976-77   3 dramatic duet acting
  1977-78   2 dramatic duet acting
Page Johnson 1973-74   6 extemporaneous speaking
Johnston 1973-74   3 humorous duet acting
Karen Kleckner 1987-88   2 humorous duet acting
Dan LaRoque 1972-73   4 humorous interpretation
  1973-74   3 humorous duet acting
Elizabeth Neal 1987-88   2 humorous duet acting
Skaperds 1974-75   3 humorous duet acting
Mark Tymchyshym 1974-75   3 dramatic interpretation
Robert Watts 1967-68   3 original comedy
Zahr 1974-75   3 humorous duet acting

Champaign (H.S.)

Name Year Class Place Event
Linda Bennett 1955-56   5 original comedy
Darrell Blue 1954-55   2 radio speaking
Barbara Brawner 1951-52   4 serious reading
Joyce Bresee 1946-47   2 serious reading
Marilyn Busekros 1949-50   4 original oratory
John Cook 1963-64   4 oratorical declamation
Phil Fanning 1951-52   1 radio speaking
Terry Hudson 1951-52   4 extemporaneous speaking
Mike Jackson 1964-65   1 radio speaking
Lorna Kaiser 1944-45   1 original oratory
Joyce Libman 1954-55   3 comedy reading
Bob Martin 1953-54   2 serious reading
Jim Mingee 1949-50   5 oratorical declamation
Jan Moon 1963-64   3 comedy reading
Joy Moon 1963-64   4 serious reading
Pamela Parkhill 1954-55   3 after dinner speaking
Millicent Patterson 1943-44   4 serious reading
Martha Sanford 1951-52   5 verse reading
David Shaul 1958-59   1 radio speaking
Don Slater 1961-62   3 after dinner speaking
Jean Weiss 1948-49   2 comedy reading

Charleston

Name Year Class Place Event
  1996-97   4 performance in the round
  1998-99   4 performance in the round
  1999-00   5 performance in the round
Taylor Adams 2007-08   5 oratorical declamation
  2008-09   3 oratorical declamation
      4 dramatic interpretation
Jene Bails 1940-41   5 oratorical declamation
Jordan Cornwell 2013-14   1 prose reading
Amy Daniels 2012-13   6 oratorical declamation
  2013-14   7 oratorical declamation
Erica Falk 1994-95   5 dramatic interpretation
Simone Frame 1996-97   5 radio speaking
Kevin Giffin 2007-08   1 prose reading
  2008-09   1 poetry reading
Catalina Hernandez 2004-05   1 oratorical declamation
Annie Kincade 2001-02   5 humorous interpretation
  2002-03   5 humorous duet acting
Ben Leddy 2004-05   4 prose reading
  2005-06   1 prose reading
  2006-07   1 verse reading
      1 special occasion speaking
Josh Magee 2009-10   5 poetry reading
Katie Mueller 2014-15   3 impromptu speaking
Doris Replogle 1955-56   5 serious reading
  1956-57   2 serious reading
Colin Roberts 2008-09   5 extemporaneous speaking
Corey Schultz 2004-05   3 original oratory
  2005-06   4 original oratory
      1 verse reading
Kyle Schultz 2002-03   5 humorous duet acting
Shawna Seaton 1986-87   6 dramatic duet acting
Toby Strader 1986-87   6 dramatic duet acting
Emma Walker 2014-15   4 dramatic interpretation
      1 oratorical declamation

Charleston (Eastern)

Name Year Class Place Event
Chester Adams 1946-47   2 oratorical declamation
Marianne Bower 1943-44   2 original oratory
Ruth Breen 1941-42   3 serious reading
Joan Burkard 1946-47   4 serious reading
Marilyn Clark 1947-48   3 original oratory
James Dowler 1942-43   1 oratorical declamation
Barbara Eppstein 1949-50   5 verse reading
Jahala Foote 1945-46   4 original oratory
Norma Metter 1947-48   3 verse reading
Karen Moore 1948-49   3 original oratory
Sharon Park 1954-55   5 verse reading
Mary Patton 1944-45   3 verse reading
  1945-46   3 verse reading
Chris Russell 1947-48   1 extemporaneous speaking

Chatham (Glenwood)

Name Year Class Place Event
Alex Hartzler 2002-03   7 humorous interpretation

Chenoa

Name Year Class Place Event
Eric Bertsche 1990-91   6 humorous interpretation
Geolat 1974-75   2 dramatic duet acting
Randy Harrison 1973-74   3 humorous interpretation
Catye Palomino 1989-90   1 special occasion speaking
Richards 1974-75   2 dramatic duet acting

Chicago (De La Salle)

Name Year Class Place Event
Michael Harris 1966-67   2 original oratory

Chicago (Luther South)

Name Year Class Place Event
Sandra Baynham 1976-77   2 humorous interpretation
Allison Bethel 1975-76   1 dramatic duet acting
Cynthia DeBois 1974-75   4 verse reading
  1975-76   5 oratorical declamation
Daryl Moore 1970-71   5 oratorical declamation
  1971-72   5 humorous interpretation
      4 oratorical declamation
  1972-73   2 oratorical declamation
Wayne Redderick 1973-74   6 dramatic interpretation
Laurel Streich 1973-74   2 original comedy
William Walton 1977-78   3 humorous interpretation
      4 original comedy
  1978-79   3 humorous interpretation
Leta Wilson 1975-76   1 dramatic duet acting
      3 prose reading

Chicago (Marist)

Name Year Class Place Event
Rachel Bykowski 2005-06   6 special occasion speaking
Colleen Corcoran 2007-08   4 impromptu speaking
Chris Denham 1997-98   6 dramatic interpretation
Tim Hamelen 1992-93   1 dramatic duet acting
Jim Kane 2008-09   7 original comedy
Chuck Lamphier 1998-99   5 extemporaneous speaking
      3 impromptu speaking
David LeVora 1988-89   2 original comedy
  1989-90   2 original comedy
Dennis Lynch 2011-12   5 impromptu speaking
Colleen Smith 2004-05   3 impromptu speaking
  2005-06   2 impromptu speaking
Mike Taylor 1992-93   1 dramatic duet acting

Chicago (Morgan Park Academy)

Name Year Class Place Event
Robert Nash 1945-46   3 original oratory

Chicago (Morgan Park)

Name Year Class Place Event
Carroll Emshoff 1954-55   1 serious reading
Donald Nelson 1953-54   2 radio speaking
Jules Perlberg 1947-48   3 extemporaneous speaking

Chicago (Mt. Carmel)

Name Year Class Place Event
Justin Fekete 2015-16   6 impromptu speaking
Emmanuel Reid 2015-16   3 oratorical declamation

Chicago (Parker)

Name Year Class Place Event
Joan Spratt 1946-47   5 oratorical declamation

Chicago (Phillips)

Name Year Class Place Event
Clarice Dawkins 1949-50   1 serious reading

Chicago (St. Ignatius College Prep)

Name Year Class Place Event
Patrick Glynne 1968-69   1 original comedy
Lewis Gray 1963-64   4 extemporaneous speaking
  1964-65   1 extemporaneous speaking
John Heller 1990-91   4 extemporaneous speaking
George Kowal 1968-69   3 radio speaking
Michael Walsh 1967-68   4 after dinner speaking
Mark Winters 1982-83   6 extemporaneous speaking
  1983-84   2 extemporaneous speaking

Chicago (St. Patrick)

Name Year Class Place Event
John Marino 1963-64   3 original oratory
Patrick McBride 1963-64   2 oratorical declamation

Chicago (University)

Name Year Class Place Event
Carolyn Booze 1960-61   2 prose reading

Chicago Heights (Marian)

Name Year Class Place Event
  2002-03   2 performance in the round
  2004-05   2 performance in the round
  2005-06   3 performance in the round
  2007-08   1 performance in the round
  2008-09   4 performance in the round
  2009-10   3 performance in the round
  2010-11   4 performance in the round
  2011-12   6 performance in the round
  2015-16   1 performance in the round
Jocelyn Billheimer 2014-15   1 informative speaking
      2 special occasion speaking
  2015-16   4 original comedy
      1 special occasion speaking
Michael Breslin 2016-17   7 special occasion speaking
Jean-Phillip Brignol 2005-06   2 humorous duet acting
Vanessa Brignol 2005-06   2 humorous duet acting
Michelle Caperelli 2012-13   5 dramatic duet acting
DeAngelo Davis 2014-15   1 original comedy
Craig Dettmann 2005-06   7 dramatic duet acting
  2006-07   4 dramatic duet acting
Kyle Fitzgerald 2011-12   4 humorous duet acting
  2012-13   5 dramatic duet acting
      3 humorous duet acting
Zach Henry 2009-10   6 humorous duet acting
  2011-12   4 humorous duet acting
Regina Hoyles 2012-13   3 humorous duet acting
  2013-14   6 dramatic duet acting
Jasmine Jackson 2012-13   6 informative speaking
Kiayla Jackson 2010-11   4 dramatic duet acting
      3 humorous duet acting
Brenah Johnson 2016-17   7 radio speaking
Conor Keane 2010-11   3 special occasion speaking
Adam King 2009-10   6 humorous duet acting
      3 dramatic duet acting
  2010-11   5 prose reading
      3 humorous duet acting
Pia Lyander 2012-13   1 poetry reading
Matthew Nix 2005-06   3 humorous interpretation
Mollyanne Nunn 2009-10   3 dramatic duet acting
Cooper Packard 2012-13   2 special occasion speaking
  2013-14   1 special occasion speaking
Emerson Pavur 2013-14   6 dramatic duet acting
Elise Pittman 2016-17   6 poetry reading
Michelle Pritchett 2006-07   1 radio speaking
Lamar Riddle 2010-11   4 dramatic duet acting
Chris Skurka 2008-09   3 humorous duet acting
Alex Stoterau 2005-06   7 dramatic duet acting
  2006-07   4 dramatic duet acting
Kyliah Thompson 2012-13   5 oratorical declamation
Jonathan Williamsen 2008-09   3 humorous duet acting
Joe Wlos 2010-11   1 extemporaneous speaking
      1 impromptu speaking
Jaboukie Young White 2010-11   6 original oratory
Jaboukie Young-White 2011-12   1 special occasion speaking
      1 original comedy

Chillicothe (Illinois Valley Central)

Name Year Class Place Event
Bill Kephart 1981-82   1 original oratory

Christopher

Name Year Class Place Event
Rebecca McGovern 1951-52   4 oratorical declamation

Cicero (Morton East)

Name Year Class Place Event
Larry Baldacci 1966-67   3 serious reading
Edrene Furman 1961-62   5 verse reading

Cissna Park

Name Year Class Place Event
Charles Steidinger 1943-44   5 oratorical declamation

Clifton (Central)

Name Year Class Place Event
Leon Gahweiler 1956-57   1 oratorical declamation
Don Gillespie 1961-62   1 verse reading
James Harms 1957-58   5 comedy reading
  1959-60   5 serious reading
Jim Harns 1960-61   4 prose reading
Bruce O'Keefe 1952-53   3 comedy reading
Karma Rush 1961-62   4 comedy reading
Todd Spencer 1980-81   2 original comedy
  1981-82   5 original comedy
Anne Weinlader 1961-62   3 original comedy

Coal City

Name Year Class Place Event
  2014-15   7 performance in the round
Matt Boresi 1992-93   4 original comedy
Zackary Landers 2010-11   6 impromptu speaking
  2012-13   5 extemporaneous speaking
Morgan Leopold 2013-14   6 original oratory
John Marsaglia 2008-09   1 impromptu speaking
Grant Mosey 2004-05   6 impromptu speaking
  2005-06   3 extemporaneous speaking
      3 impromptu speaking
Juan Munoz 2011-12   7 original comedy
  2013-14   2 original comedy

Colchester

Name Year Class Place Event
Vera Bloomfield 1957-58   2 serious reading
Sherry King 1965-66   2 serious reading

Collinsville

Name Year Class Place Event
Ronnie Koertge 1957-58   2 original comedy
James Norwine 1949-50   4 extemporaneous speaking

Country Club Hills (Hillcrest)

Name Year Class Place Event
Carla Armstrong 1996-97   2 verse reading
Pam Butler 1979-80   4 prose reading
Susan Carroll 1988-89   6 verse reading
Zenab Ertan 1972-73   2 verse reading
John Grigas 1983-84   5 radio speaking
Tess Lina 1986-87   5 prose reading
Starr Nelson 1993-94   6 dramatic interpretation
Scott Schafer 1975-76   2 humorous interpretation
Stephen Smith 1995-96   2 oratorical declamation
Jennifer Taylor 1988-89   4 oratorical declamation

Crystal Lake (Central)

Name Year Class Place Event
Sharyl Burau 1982-83   6 prose reading
  1983-84   1 dramatic duet acting
  1984-85   3 dramatic duet acting
      4 prose reading
Beth Clarke 1997-98   6 impromptu speaking
John David 1984-85   3 humorous interpretation
  1985-86   2 dramatic duet acting
Amy Ferraro 1983-84   1 dramatic duet acting
Donna Jerousek 1982-83   5 dramatic interpretation
  1984-85   3 dramatic duet acting
      1 dramatic interpretation
Tina Kaebitzsche 1982-83   2 radio speaking
Brynne Kriegermeter 1994-95   1 radio speaking
Kevin Lapham 1983-84   4 original comedy
Brannon Loomis 1984-85   6 humorous duet acting
  1985-86   6 dramatic interpretation
      2 dramatic duet acting
Heather Miesen 1985-86   4 original oratory
Becky Pakiz 1987-88   1 special occasion speaking
Kim Van Zandt 1984-85   6 humorous duet acting

Crystal Lake (Prairie Ridge)

Name Year Class Place Event
Jack Disselhorst 2012-13   4 impromptu speaking
Grace Pontius 2015-16   2 impromptu speaking

Crystal Lake (South)

Name Year Class Place Event
Rita Chang 1986-87   3 oratorical declamation
Peter Fiori 1997-98   4 humorous duet acting
Brad Fletcher 1997-98   4 humorous duet acting
Michael Golden 2003-04   4 extemporaneous speaking
  2004-05   2 extemporaneous speaking
      4 impromptu speaking
Matt Herlihy 1990-91   4 humorous interpretation
Joe Lajos 1997-98   5 radio speaking