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Naperville (Central)

Name Year Class Place Event
  2005-06   7 performance in the round
Richa Bhala 2001-02   2 extemporaneous speaking
Mary Ann Bratek 1976-77   4 dramatic interpretation
Brett Bulatek 1999-00   4 humorous duet acting
Neil Chatterjee 2006-07   4 impromptu speaking
Zach Clifton 2001-02   3 special occasion speaking
Brian Davis 1999-00   1 prose reading
Katie Dohse 2004-05   4 oratorical declamation
  2005-06   4 oratorical declamation
David Ellsey 1973-74   3 oratorical declamation
  1974-75   3 dramatic duet acting
Laura Ferdinandt 1999-00   1 original oratory
Dara Gomberg 2001-02   4 dramatic duet acting
Lisa Groves 1975-76   5 humorous duet acting
Caitlin Harrington 2003-04   3 original oratory
Leanne Hogan 2001-02   4 dramatic duet acting
Bjorn Johnson 1975-76   5 humorous duet acting
Jack Lafferty 1999-00   4 humorous duet acting
Mike Mauloff 1999-00   7 humorous interpretation
  2000-01   1 special occasion speaking
Mary Claire Moor 1991-92   3 prose reading
Jane Morr 2001-02   7 original oratory
Meera Nathan 2011-12   4 original oratory
Sharon Orbach 2002-03   1 original oratory
Dimitri Papagiannopoulos 2003-04   6 original comedy
Saif Patel 1993-94   5 impromptu speaking
  1994-95   3 impromptu speaking
Adrienne Pedersen 2004-05   5 radio speaking
  2005-06   3 special occasion speaking
Amy Starkweather 2003-04   5 prose reading
Wahl 1974-75   3 dramatic duet acting
Matt Weir 2002-03   5 original comedy

Naperville (Neuqua Valley)

Name Year Class Place Event
Quinn Brewer 2015-16   4 humorous duet acting
Benazir Chhotani 2004-05   5 original oratory
Kristin Chirico 2000-01   8 humorous duet acting
Martin Cremer 2004-05   6 dramatic duet acting
Sarah Czufin 2008-09   6 extemporaneous speaking
Erin Devine 2007-08   2 prose reading
Archit Dhar 2014-15   4 informative speaking
  2016-17   1 informative speaking
Tushar Dwivedi 2014-15   6 special occasion speaking
Joe Fernandez 2001-02   5 humorous duet acting
Allison Frost 2003-04   3 impromptu speaking
Andrew Heitzman 2013-14   1 original oratory
      3 radio speaking
Alex Hendzel 2008-09   6 dramatic duet acting
Zach Honer 2015-16   2 original comedy
  2016-17   3 original comedy
      4 special occasion speaking
Saumya Jain 2013-14   1 extemporaneous speaking
Stephanie Kalant 2001-02   5 humorous duet acting
Joey Kim 2008-09   6 dramatic duet acting
Sarah Kingsbury 2013-14   1 impromptu speaking
Benjamin Lundquist 2004-05   6 dramatic duet acting
Peter Lundquist 2007-08   3 impromptu speaking
Sophie Luo 2009-10   2 extemporaneous speaking
Monika Martinek 2013-14   6 humorous interpretation
  2014-15   2 humorous interpretation
Alex Moorman 2007-08   4 verse reading
Krisi Nehls 2006-07   5 prose reading
Saurav Patnaik 2012-13   4 informative speaking
Susan Philos 2002-03   4 special occasion speaking
  2003-04   1 special occasion speaking
Sarah Popek 2000-01   1 oratorical declamation
Riannah Pouncy 2004-05   4 verse reading
Julia Rabin 2011-12   3 dramatic duet acting
Iman Rahim 2008-09   5 radio speaking
Sruthi Rameshkumar 2015-16   5 prose reading
Shreya Rao 2014-15   3 radio speaking
Akshay Ravi 2015-16   7 original oratory
Kelsey Sante 2011-12   2 dramatic interpretation
      3 dramatic duet acting
Danke Scepanovic 2000-01   8 humorous duet acting
Kaveri Sharma 2010-11   2 special occasion speaking
  2011-12   2 special occasion speaking
Myna Sharma 2013-14   6 special occasion speaking
Alex Shura 2015-16   3 extemporaneous speaking
Kelly Silay 2007-08   2 humorous interpretation
Megan Swindle 2015-16   7 dramatic duet acting
Dillon Tartaglia 2015-16   7 dramatic duet acting
      4 humorous duet acting
  2016-17   5 humorous interpretation
Kelly Venn 2001-02   1 verse reading

New Berlin

Name Year Class Place Event
Alice Paulen 1948-49   3 verse reading
George Short 1942-43   4 oratorical declamation
Richard Shuff 1944-45   2 oratorical declamation
  1945-46   5 oratorical declamation
  1946-47   3 oratorical declamation

New Lenox (Lincoln-Way)

Name Year Class Place Event
David Wittker 1974-75   5 original oratory
  1975-76   5 original oratory

Newton

Name Year Class Place Event
Mary Jeanne Eberhardt 1944-45   2 extemporaneous speaking
Marguerite Tobias 1941-42   5 verse reading

Niantic (N.-Harristown)

Name Year Class Place Event
Mike Claypool 1989-90   3 dramatic duet acting
Ron Claypool 1977-78   6 humorous duet acting
      3 dramatic duet acting
  1978-79   5 dramatic duet acting
Jeff Meador 1976-77   4 humorous duet acting
  1978-79   4 humorous interpretation
Jeff Myers 1989-90   3 dramatic duet acting
Barbra Sigmon 1981-82   6 original oratory
  1982-83   3 original oratory
Daryl Smothers 1976-77   4 humorous duet acting
  1977-78   3 dramatic duet acting
      6 humorous duet acting
  1978-79   5 dramatic duet acting

Normal (Community West)

Name Year Class Place Event
  1997-98   6 performance in the round
Ryan Carrigan 2010-11   5 special occasion speaking
Ani Chalian 2015-16   1 extemporaneous speaking
Melissa Clemmons 2005-06   6 impromptu speaking
Emma Gilmer 2016-17   8 humorous duet acting
Emilie Hapgood 2016-17   3 humorous interpretation
Mateo Jordan 2016-17   8 humorous duet acting
Andrew McAllister 2015-16   5 humorous interpretation
David Montgomerie 1999-00   6 prose reading
Ryan Rastegar 2002-03   4 radio speaking
Aidan Rich 2015-16   5 impromptu speaking
Tyler Ross 2012-13   1 extemporaneous speaking
Jared Sanders 2011-12   7 dramatic interpretation
Amber Schlink 2006-07   5 original comedy
  2007-08   3 humorous interpretation
      4 original comedy

Normal (Community)

Name Year Class Place Event
David Baker 1980-81   2 prose reading
Steve Baker 1983-84   1 verse reading
      2 oratorical declamation
Natalie Chambers 2004-05   5 prose reading
Christine Elliott 2002-03   5 special occasion speaking
  2003-04   2 extemporaneous speaking
Abby Elvidge 1978-79   4 humorous duet acting
      4 prose reading
  1979-80   2 prose reading
Don Fleming 1979-80   2 extemporaneous speaking
Mark Gibson 1979-80   5 radio speaking
  1980-81   5 radio speaking
Preiyaa Gopinath 2005-06   6 radio speaking
Bob Inman 1970-71   3 serious reading
John Lemay 1978-79   4 humorous duet acting
Greg Masters 1977-78   5 dramatic interpretation
Michael McKinney 1963-64   1 original oratory
Kenneth Metroff 2000-01   6 original comedy
Laura Mitchelson 1975-76   1 oratorical declamation
Andy Monson 2005-06   6 original comedy
Bonnie Satterfield 1959-60   5 extemporaneous speaking
Sue Shaver 1979-80   2 humorous interpretation
Kevin Solecki 2003-04   4 humorous duet acting
Kate Spies 2003-04   4 humorous duet acting
Jeff Walkington 1979-80   2 original oratory

Normal (University)

Name Year Class Place Event
Jerrie Ames 1972-73   2 original oratory
Barry Bartrum 1964-65   3 extemporaneous speaking
Royal Bartrum 1959-60   3 extemporaneous speaking
  1960-61   5 extemporaneous speaking
Lori Jo Bass 1975-76   2 verse reading
Mark Boon 1971-72   3 after dinner speaking
  1972-73   1 humorous interpretation
  1973-74   2 humorous interpretation
Lynda Brill 1971-72   2 prose reading
  1972-73   6 dramatic interpretation
  1973-74   1 dramatic interpretation
Paul Buescher 1985-86   4 dramatic duet acting
Sara Bushnell 1982-83   3 verse reading
Jean Butcher 1984-85   1 verse reading
Sarah Capodice 2007-08   6 original oratory
Constance Carnine 1970-71   2 original comedy
Gracita Colvin 1976-77   4 humorous interpretation
Kate Connolly 1969-70   4 prose reading
Chelsey Coombs 2009-10   5 radio speaking
Jason Damkoehler 1985-86   4 dramatic duet acting
Michael Degnan 1971-72   5 extemporaneous speaking
Lauren Dubravec 2016-17   5 informative speaking
Ben Edwards 2012-13   1 prose reading
Karl Eigsti 1954-55   4 serious reading
Susie Erickson 1977-78   5 dramatic duet acting
      5 humorous interpretation
Josh Fecht 1989-90   6 original comedy
  1990-91   2 original comedy
Turid Fosby 1964-65   1 original oratory
Scott Friedhoff 1972-73   6 radio speaking
  1973-74   2 special occasion speaking
Alan Gill 1977-78   3 oratorical declamation
Viraat Goel 2014-15   7 impromptu speaking
Nancy Greenberg 1971-72   1 original comedy
Helen Greer 1956-57   2 extemporaneous speaking
Colin Hardman 2016-17   8 radio speaking
Clay Hulet 1972-73   1 special occasion speaking
Irvin 1973-74   5 dramatic duet acting
John Johnston 1958-59   5 comedy reading
Audrey Keen 2012-13   3 informative speaking
D. Lincoln King 1966-67   4 oratorical declamation
Kelsey Larson 2009-10   6 original comedy
Blake Leach 1958-59   2 original comedy
Bob Lomonaco 1979-80   2 dramatic duet acting
Anne Lynde 1971-72   3 duet acting
      5 dramatic interpretation
Paul McGinnes 1962-63   4 radio speaking
Chris McHugh 1977-78   5 dramatic duet acting
Karen Mercier 1968-69   1 prose reading
Meg Moore 1978-79   2 original comedy
Sam Mungo 1980-81   5 verse reading
Lars Myers 1985-86   3 original comedy
Misa Nagase 2014-15   5 informative speaking
E. J. Newble 2012-13   3 oratorical declamation
Michael Nott 1972-73   1 original comedy
  1973-74   5 dramatic duet acting
Leonard O'Brian 1960-61   4 original oratory
Alison Ogunmokun 2011-12   3 special occasion speaking
  2012-13   4 humorous interpretation
      1 special occasion speaking
Katie Pacilio 2002-03   2 oratorical declamation
Catherine Paxton 1970-71   4 serious reading
Mary Paxton 1972-73   3 prose reading
Frank A. Philpot 1962-63   2 extemporaneous speaking
Larry Pontious 1991-92   6 original comedy
Juliet Pritner 1979-80   2 dramatic duet acting
Julie Reitan 1973-74   1 original oratory
  1974-75   2 extemporaneous speaking
Jackie Reusser 1952-53   2 radio speaking
Emily Rodriguez 2016-17   5 prose reading
Willie Schroeer 1981-82   6 extemporaneous speaking
Will Schroor 1982-83   3 extemporaneous speaking
Garry Scott 1986-87   2 extemporaneous speaking
Ginger Scott 1981-82   5 dramatic interpretation
Eric Secoy 1978-79   5 extemporaneous speaking
Jennifer Sicks 1975-76   6 extemporaneous speaking
Jay Simmons 2012-13   5 radio speaking
      3 impromptu speaking
Karen Smith 1967-68   2 oratorical declamation
Mary Spaulding 2014-15   1 prose reading
John Spears 1984-85   2 humorous duet acting
Cate Sperry 1969-70   5 verse reading
Jane Sperry 1970-71   1 prose reading
  1971-72   3 duet acting
  1972-73   5 verse reading
Jan Stevenson 1980-81   3 extemporaneous speaking
Christina Su 2013-14   2 special occasion speaking
  2014-15   5 special occasion speaking
  2015-16   1 informative speaking
      6 prose reading
Jennifer Sutton 1984-85   2 humorous duet acting
Patricia Townley 1972-73   5 oratorical declamation
Kambria Vance 2010-11   3 dramatic interpretation
John Veselack 1973-74   4 radio speaking

North Chicago

Name Year Class Place Event
Leslie Barbre 1986-87   5 dramatic interpretation
Eddie Coles 1969-70   4 after dinner speaking
Kathleen Frothingham 1961-62   2 comedy reading
Mel Griffin 1972-73   1 oratorical declamation
  1973-74   1 humorous interpretation
Teri Hudson 1987-88   2 dramatic interpretation
Bruce Hughes 2001-02   4 original oratory
Jay James 1981-82   5 humorous interpretation
Tim Jenkins 1982-83   4 humorous duet acting
Tracy Johnson 1984-85   1 dramatic duet acting
Andrea Larson 1961-62   2 verse reading
Tracy Listenbee 1984-85   3 dramatic interpretation
George Pelling 1961-62   2 extemporaneous speaking
Nat Ramberan 1989-90   1 original comedy
Kim Robinson 1984-85   1 dramatic duet acting
Peg Skorpinski 1960-61   2 original oratory
Adrea Smith 1982-83   4 humorous duet acting
Barbara Stanczak 1961-62   4 prose reading
Charles Sullenger 1964-65   4 original oratory
Kisha Usher 1997-98   4 verse reading
LaMont Vaughn 1990-91   4 oratorical declamation
      2 dramatic duet acting
Sammy Wallace 1990-91   2 dramatic duet acting
      3 original comedy

Northbrook (Glenbrook North)

Name Year Class Place Event
David Andrews 1984-85   6 radio speaking
  1985-86   4 radio speaking
  1986-87   1 radio speaking
Natalie Boccumini 2002-03   5 dramatic interpretation
      6 humorous duet acting
  2003-04   3 verse reading
Evan Bregman 2002-03   6 humorous duet acting
      3 humorous interpretation
  2003-04   5 radio speaking
Christina Cain 1999-00   4 dramatic duet acting
Karen DeMars 1987-88   2 original oratory
Laura Edidin 1984-85   6 prose reading
  1985-86   3 prose reading
David Epstein 1988-89   4 dramatic duet acting
      2 humorous interpretation
Steve Field 1999-00   6 special occasion speaking
Amy Furlett 1985-86   5 humorous interpretation
      1 dramatic duet acting
Kim Gilliland 2003-04   6 dramatic duet acting
Benjamin Goldman 1988-89   6 original comedy
  1989-90   6 humorous interpretation
      3 humorous duet acting
David Goodman 1990-91   4 radio speaking
Jessica Hergott 1991-92   2 verse reading
  1992-93   5 verse reading
Clayton Hilmert 1990-91   2 original oratory
Layne Hirsch 1986-87   1 dramatic duet acting
Stacie Hirsch 1991-92   5 prose reading
  1992-93   3 humorous duet acting
      1 humorous interpretation
  1993-94   5 humorous duet acting
Chris Hoch 1992-93   3 humorous duet acting
  1993-94   5 humorous duet acting
Dan Kane 2003-04   6 humorous interpretation
      7 original comedy
Camila Kaplunov 2014-15   3 prose reading
Tracy Katz 1993-94   2 impromptu speaking
Ariel Krenzien 1963-64   1 serious reading
Mike Leve 1999-00   4 dramatic duet acting
  2001-02   2 humorous duet acting
      3 dramatic duet acting
Maura Lewit 1997-98   6 prose reading
Ann Malinsky 1971-72   2 oratorical declamation
Amanda Mawrence 2012-13   3 dramatic interpretation
Natalie Morand 2000-01   2 original oratory
Robin Neidorf 1985-86   5 original oratory
  1986-87   3 extemporaneous speaking
Brian Netter 1998-99   1 extemporaneous speaking
      2 impromptu speaking
Amy Olsen 1986-87   3 special occasion speaking
Kate Olsen 1982-83   5 prose reading
Mike Petchenik 1996-97   1 radio speaking
Scott Poticha 1986-87   1 dramatic duet acting
Catherine Anne Potter 1995-96   3 impromptu speaking
Bill Prokopow 2001-02   2 humorous duet acting
Ryan Raddon 1988-89   4 dramatic duet acting
Jon Risk 1995-96   4 dramatic interpretation
Marc Rosenmutter 1997-98   3 humorous duet acting
  1998-99   5 special occasion speaking
Hunter Seamons 1997-98   3 humorous duet acting
  1998-99   4 dramatic interpretation
Andy Shapiro 1992-93   4 extemporaneous speaking
Julia Shelley 2015-16   3 prose reading
Dan Sklar 1989-90   3 humorous duet acting
Mike Slade 1991-92   4 extemporaneous speaking
Adam Smith 1992-93   1 original oratory
  1993-94   4 original oratory
Lakshmi Sridharan 1999-00   5 impromptu speaking
  2000-01   6 impromptu speaking
Claire Symington 2013-14   3 oratorical declamation
Jordan Teitelbaum 2003-04   6 dramatic duet acting
  2004-05   5 special occasion speaking
Dani VanDeGraaff 2001-02   3 dramatic duet acting
Lisa Velten 1992-93   6 prose reading
  1993-94   3 oratorical declamation
Noah Weisberg 1991-92   1 oratorical declamation
  1993-94   2 special occasion speaking
Mark Wheeler 1964-65   1 serious reading
Tom Zeidler 1985-86   1 dramatic duet acting

Northbrook (Glenbrook)

Name Year Class Place Event
George Christy 1960-61   1 original oratory
Jim D'Ambrosio 1959-60   1 after dinner speaking
Frank Galati 1959-60   5 original comedy
  1960-61   1 original comedy
Bart Patton 1956-57   5 serious reading
Jim Ramsey 1958-59   2 comedy reading

Northfield (New Trier West)

Name Year Class Place Event
Allen Ury 1969-70   3 original comedy
  1970-71   3 original comedy

Oak Forest

Name Year Class Place Event
Sue Franke 1977-78   5 humorous duet acting
Ryan Hanlon 2009-10   1 humorous duet acting
Peter McDonough 1976-77   6 humorous interpretation
  1977-78   5 humorous duet acting
      2 dramatic interpretation
Jake Morrissy 2009-10   1 humorous duet acting
Sue Wolszon 1977-78   4 verse reading

Oak Lawn (Community)

Name Year Class Place Event
  1998-99   3 performance in the round
  1999-00   4 performance in the round
  2001-02   2 performance in the round
  2002-03   6 performance in the round
  2004-05   3 performance in the round
  2005-06   4 performance in the round
  2006-07   2 performance in the round
  2007-08   2 performance in the round
  2015-16   3 performance in the round
  2016-17   3 performance in the round
Megan Baker 2016-17   5 original oratory
Brian Begy 1987-88   3 extemporaneous speaking
Bob Beland 2008-09   2 prose reading
Julia Boyle 2011-12   1 impromptu speaking
      4 informative speaking
Herb Briggs 1970-71   3 original oratory
Erika Buys 1999-00   5 verse reading
      1 dramatic duet acting
Clayton Carr 2004-05   6 humorous interpretation
      2 humorous duet acting
Jason Cascio 2001-02   4 extemporaneous speaking
Joshua Cash 2016-17   5 humorous duet acting
Brian Caster 2000-01   7 radio speaking
Anthony Cerceo 1999-00   3 extemporaneous speaking
Kaeley Clark 2014-15   4 dramatic duet acting
  2015-16   1 dramatic duet acting
Patrick Cooper 2003-04   6 humorous duet acting
  2004-05   3 dramatic interpretation
      5 dramatic duet acting
  2005-06   3 dramatic interpretation
Jonathan Cortez 2014-15   6 original comedy
Jim Dague 1983-84   4 humorous interpretation
Brenda Davidson 1997-98   5 humorous duet acting
  1998-99   3 prose reading
      2 original oratory
Cameron DeLaMora 2013-14   1 dramatic duet acting
  2014-15   6 dramatic interpretation
  2015-16   3 informative speaking
Laura Dillon 1973-74   2 original oratory
Veronica Espinosa 1998-99   1 oratorical declamation
Christine Evitt 1995-96   4 radio speaking
Marlene Favila 2016-17   2 informative speaking
Tamara Fear 1995-96   4 oratorical declamation
  1996-97   5 oratorical declamation
Claire Ford 2008-09   4 radio speaking
David Ford 2005-06   1 radio speaking
Joe Forte 1988-89   5 dramatic duet acting
Mina Gacki 1992-93   4 dramatic duet acting
Debbie Gineris 1971-72   5 after dinner speaking
Sean Goldrick 2003-04   6 humorous duet acting
  2004-05   5 dramatic duet acting
Maria Grana 2009-10   2 special occasion speaking
Andrew Green 2009-10   5 extemporaneous speaking
      5 original oratory
  2010-11   1 informative speaking
Justin Haak 1999-00   1 dramatic duet acting
Steve Harker 1970-71   5 serious reading
  1971-72   2 dramatic interpretation
Julianna Hincks 2005-06   5 prose reading
Megan Hincks 2001-02   4 special occasion speaking
  2002-03   3 humorous duet acting
Eric Hoppenrath 2009-10   3 prose reading
Tami Ito 1974-75   3 original oratory
  1975-76   6 original oratory
Scott Joseph 1995-96   3 humorous duet acting
Anwaar Judeh 1996-97   1 humorous interpretation
Elan Kleis 1992-93   4 dramatic duet acting
  1993-94   3 dramatic duet acting
Thomas Koegel 2006-07   5 impromptu speaking
Jim Kolar 1994-95   5 extemporaneous speaking
Margaret Koll 2011-12   4 extemporaneous speaking
Caleb Kosek 2001-02   5 original comedy
Taylor Lindemann 2013-14   1 dramatic duet acting
      4 humorous duet acting
Joshua Lopez 2004-05   2 humorous duet acting
Justin Lopez 2001-02   3 humorous duet acting
  2002-03   3 humorous duet acting
  2003-04   4 original comedy
Mercedes Lopez 2016-17   2 humorous interpretation
      4 original comedy
Anne Lundeen 1996-97   7 original comedy
Gaia Marchetti 1988-89   5 dramatic duet acting
Eric Martig 1997-98   5 humorous duet acting
  1999-00   2 humorous duet acting
      4 original comedy
Naomi Martig 1995-96   5 prose reading
Stephanie McFann 2015-16   3 special occasion speaking
Jacqueline McNaughton 2011-12   2 prose reading
      4 dramatic duet acting
Jacob Montesano 2016-17   5 humorous duet acting
Michael Norris 2004-05   4 special occasion speaking
Jon Oakes 1996-97   3 dramatic duet acting
      3 humorous duet acting
Joyce Olson 1996-97   4 radio speaking
Michael Olsson 2010-11   2 poetry reading
Marc Palluck 1999-00   2 humorous duet acting
  2000-01   2 humorous duet acting
  2001-02   3 humorous duet acting
Leonardo Quezada 2013-14   5 oratorical declamation
Rachel Rangel 2006-07   4 humorous duet acting
Jon Rowsey 1995-96   6 dramatic duet acting
  1996-97   3 humorous duet acting
Emily Salomone 2012-13   7 special occasion speaking
      5 humorous interpretation
  2013-14   4 humorous interpretation
      4 original oratory
Carl Seibel 2014-15   4 dramatic duet acting
  2015-16   5 original oratory
Eric Sequeira 2009-10   1 poetry reading
Michael Sequeira 2010-11   5 oratorical declamation
  2011-12   4 dramatic duet acting
Tom Sheldon 1970-71   5 radio speaking
  1972-73   2 radio speaking
Aaron Sink 1994-95   3 dramatic duet acting
  1995-96   6 dramatic duet acting
      3 humorous duet acting
Sharon Skowron 1993-94   3 dramatic duet acting
  1994-95   3 dramatic duet acting
Theresa Slonskis 2006-07   5 verse reading
Vaughn Smith 2014-15   4 poetry reading
  2015-16   1 dramatic duet acting
      7 prose reading
Grant Suhs 2001-02   1 impromptu speaking
  2002-03   4 extemporaneous speaking
      1 impromptu speaking
Nick Szurgot 2009-10   2 informative speaking
Adrienne Thurzo 2002-03   6 verse reading
Frank Tourangeau 1963-64   4 comedy reading
Jill Valentine 1992-93   3 original comedy
  1993-94   1 humorous interpretation
      1 original comedy
  1994-95   5 special occasion speaking
Jessica Vasquez 1996-97   3 dramatic duet acting
  1997-98   4 dramatic interpretation
  1998-99   3 dramatic interpretation
David Vognar 2003-04   2 impromptu speaking
David Vogner 2002-03   6 radio speaking
Andrew Waterstraat 2013-14   4 humorous duet acting
Amy Zavala 2000-01   3 special occasion speaking
      2 humorous duet acting
Amy Zero 2000-01   5 original oratory
Antonio Zhiurinskas 2006-07   4 humorous duet acting

Oak Lawn (Richards)

Name Year Class Place Event
  2008-09   2 performance in the round
Caroline Azem 2014-15   5 humorous duet acting
Ken Bates 1975-76   3 radio speaking
Grace Cook 2016-17   5 radio speaking
Jane Flynn 1979-80   2 verse reading
  1980-81   5 humorous duet acting
      6 dramatic duet acting
Emily Forberg 2009-10   4 humorous duet acting
  2010-11   4 humorous duet acting
      6 dramatic interpretation
Griffin Forberg 2013-14   3 humorous duet acting
Peter Forberg 2015-16   2 extemporaneous speaking
  2016-17   1 extemporaneous speaking
      3 original oratory
Rosa Gallagher 2010-11   7 original oratory
Charles Glenn 1980-81   6 dramatic duet acting
Jeff Graham 1970-71   3 comedy reading
Brian Greco 2008-09   7 impromptu speaking
Nancy Jamroz 1982-83   5 radio speaking
Martasia Jones 2007-08   6 humorous interpretation
Katherine Katsivalis 2010-11   6 poetry reading
Allison Lonigro 2011-12   5 extemporaneous speaking
Dorian Makswiej 2009-10   6 radio speaking
Jason Mallo 2014-15   5 humorous duet acting
  2015-16   2 humorous interpretation
Lisa Mayer 1981-82   1 prose reading
Michael McCarthy 2013-14   3 humorous duet acting
      1 humorous interpretation
Mike Mulconrey 1980-81   2 humorous interpretation
      5 humorous duet acting
Mark Robinson 1998-99   5 prose reading
Roxanne Segina 2014-15   6 informative speaking
Elizabeth Wallace 2009-10   4 humorous duet acting
  2010-11   4 humorous duet acting
Lanita Warner 2007-08   8 dramatic interpretation
Jason Warrior 2012-13   2 poetry reading
John Zahlmann 2010-11   4 humorous interpretation
      2 original comedy
  2011-12   1 humorous interpretation
      2 original comedy

Oak Park (Fenwick)

Name Year Class Place Event
William Saracco 1982-83   2 extemporaneous speaking
Matthew Wurtzebach 1998-99   6 extemporaneous speaking

Oak Park (O.P.-River Forest)

Name Year Class Place Event
  2000-01   5 performance in the round
Christopher Barlow 2004-05   1 radio speaking
Elizabeth Bruner 1992-93   3 verse reading
Evan Carter 1990-91   5 humorous interpretation
Tracy Clay 1987-88   2 extemporaneous speaking
  1988-89   1 extemporaneous speaking
      4 original oratory
Carol Coven 1966-67   3 verse reading
Elizabeth Dengel 2005-06   1 impromptu speaking
Liam Feldman 1990-91   1 radio speaking
Sandy Gee 1986-87   2 oratorical declamation
Mark Gerrard 1982-83   3 humorous interpretation
Debbie Goldberg 1972-73   4 extemporaneous speaking
Andrea Gregor 1988-89   3 verse reading
Anne Hartmann 1985-86   1 verse reading
  1986-87   6 verse reading
Anita Kavuu 2003-04   6 dramatic interpretation
Andrew Kelly 2010-11   5 extemporaneous speaking
Erin Lynch 1988-89   4 humorous interpretation
Abe Riesman 2002-03   5 impromptu speaking
  2003-04   1 extemporaneous speaking
      1 impromptu speaking
Marc Rosenbush 1983-84   1 original comedy
Jessica Smith 2007-08   4 radio speaking
Philip Stella 1963-64   3 after dinner speaking
Kurt Weaver 1979-80   4 extemporaneous speaking
Danielle Zarbin 2011-12   3 radio speaking

O'Fallon (H.S.)

Name Year Class Place Event
Carl Bower 1982-83   4 dramatic interpretation
Brown 1974-75   6 dramatic duet acting
Susan Crain 1968-69   4 verse reading
Epping 1973-74   4 dramatic duet acting
  1974-75   6 dramatic duet acting
Chris Jenson 1994-95   1 extemporaneous speaking
Janet Jones 1990-91   5 oratorical declamation
McClure 1973-74   4 dramatic duet acting
Monica Robinson 1971-72   2 original comedy
Louis Tompros 1995-96   8 extemporaneous speaking
Kathy Warma 1968-69   5 serious reading

Olney (H.S.)

Name Year Class Place Event
Philip Zimmerly 1940-41   3 oratorical declamation

Olympia Fields (Rich Central)

Name Year Class Place Event
Ellen Amster 1986-87   4 original oratory
Valerie Beck 1985-86   6 verse reading
Cecil Blutcher 2008-09   5 special occasion speaking
Tahman Bradley 2000-01   7 special occasion speaking
Jacoby Cochran 2008-09   5 oratorical declamation
Adam Kalesperis 1996-97   5 humorous interpretation
  1998-99   3 original comedy
Julie O'Neal 1982-83   5 verse reading
  1984-85   2 verse reading
Seth Rudy 1995-96   2 humorous interpretation
Barbara Rusnak 1965-66   4 serious reading
Jon Sims 1989-90   4 verse reading
Diane Stuedel 1965-66   5 prose reading

Onarga

Name Year Class Place Event
John Uphoff 1942-43   4 original oratory
William Whitlow 1949-50   1 comedy reading

Oneida (ROVA)

Name Year Class Place Event
Linda Harriman 1968-69   3 after dinner speaking

Orland Park (Sandburg)

Name Year Class Place Event
  1999-00   3 performance in the round
  2001-02   6 performance in the round
  2002-03   7 performance in the round
  2012-13   5 performance in the round
  2014-15   2 performance in the round
Moyo Abiona 2013-14   6 impromptu speaking
  2014-15   1 extemporaneous speaking
      6 impromptu speaking
Lisa Anne Berube 2001-02   1 original oratory
Ankush Bhatia 2002-03   5 radio speaking
Aaron Blaisdalg 1993-94   6 radio speaking
Lauren Brouwers 2011-12   3 informative speaking
Jerry Coleman 1964-65   5 after dinner speaking
Elizabeth Dampf 2002-03   5 original oratory
James Dunleavy 1996-97   4 extemporaneous speaking
  1997-98   3 extemporaneous speaking
      2 impromptu speaking
George Eid 1989-90   5 humorous interpretation
Steve Ford 2000-01   2 extemporaneous speaking
Sasha Geoppo 1998-99   2 dramatic interpretation
Cora Georgiou 2012-13   1 radio speaking
Gabe Gloege 1992-93   4 humorous interpretation
  1993-94   4 humorous interpretation
  1994-95   5 humorous duet acting
      5 prose reading
Andy Gorecki 1994-95   5 humorous duet acting
Kristine Heiting 2000-01   3 verse reading
Erin Henry 2003-04   2 prose reading
Dan Holloway 2001-02   4 dramatic interpretation
Rahul Jacob 2011-12   5 humorous interpretation
  2012-13   6 humorous interpretation
      1 humorous duet acting
Patrick Kelly 2012-13   1 humorous duet acting
Pemle King 1961-62   4 extemporaneous speaking
Helen Manasses 1990-91   5 dramatic duet acting
  1991-92   6 prose reading
Kathy Markezinis 1990-91   5 dramatic duet acting
Tom McGrath 1997-98   6 original comedy
Nina Mehta 2003-04   5 oratorical declamation
Saqib Mohajir 1997-98   6 radio speaking
Hunter Morris 2016-17   2 original comedy
Nora Nerius 2005-06   7 special occasion speaking
Mary O'Brien 2007-08   2 radio speaking
Beth Palecek 2002-03   9 humorous interpretation
  2003-04   3 original comedy
      1 humorous interpretation
Dean Papadopoulos 2014-15   3 dramatic interpretation
Kate Piccirilli 1996-97   4 oratorical declamation
Stan Polit 2005-06   1 humorous interpretation
Kathleen Pollock 2004-05   5 verse reading
Gina Post 1992-93   6 original comedy
Jocelyn Prince 1996-97   1 dramatic interpretation
Chuck Prochaska 2002-03   5 extemporaneous speaking
Lauren Rasch 2011-12   4 prose reading
Katie Rich 1997-98   2 humorous interpretation
Kate Rockwood 1998-99   6 impromptu speaking
Elizabeth Ann Sadler 2005-06   4 prose reading
Emily Sadler 1997-98   4 prose reading
Rebecca Schieber 2010-11   5 original oratory
Jay Smith 1965-66   3 after dinner speaking
      5 original oratory
Alex Sotiropoulos 2009-10   3 extemporaneous speaking
Sheila Sundquist 1959-60   2 oratorical declamation
Lawrence Svabek 2010-11   2 extemporaneous speaking
Albert Tracy 2014-15   5 prose reading
Amy Vogelsang 2006-07   6 impromptu speaking
Maddie Walter 2015-16   6 informative speaking
Leah Wessman 1998-99   3 humorous interpretation
  1999-00   2 humorous interpretation
  2000-01   6 special occasion speaking
      2 humorous interpretation

Oswego (East)

Name Year Class Place Event
Luis Alcantara 2008-09   8 impromptu speaking
Morgan Brown 2009-10   6 impromptu speaking
Mikey Tito 2010-11   1 original comedy

Oswego (H.S.)

Name Year Class Place Event
Amanda Drinkall 2002-03   4 oratorical declamation
Giselle Gaztambide 2012-13   4 humorous duet acting
Sean Keller 2001-02   4 original comedy
Mark Koetzer 1982-83   5 dramatic duet acting
Ben Krase 1988-89   2 special occasion speaking
Laura Lindeman 1982-83   5 dramatic duet acting
David Mateyka 2012-13   4 humorous duet acting
Mike Peters 2000-01   3 dramatic duet acting
Tara Posmer 1992-93   2 verse reading
  1993-94   5 verse reading
Adam Poss 2000-01   3 dramatic duet acting
Heather Yoger 1991-92   6 oratorical declamation

Ottawa (Marquette)

Name Year Class Place Event
Mary E. Nagle 1966-67   5 comedy reading
Nancy Sebby 1965-66   3 prose reading

Ottawa (Twp.)

Name Year Class Place Event
Kristi Gleim 1979-80   5 verse reading
  1980-81   1 verse reading
Joel Greenspan 1965-66   1 after dinner speaking
Art Haizlip 1964-65   4 radio speaking
Helen Jo Hetrick 1954-55   3 original comedy
Tom Lyons 2000-01   1 radio speaking
Dan Mammano 1997-98   2 dramatic duet acting
Kathy Milosevich 1965-66   5 serious reading
Dave Mobley 1959-60   4 oratorical declamation
Nina Nevins 1997-98   2 dramatic duet acting
Amy Poskin 1984-85   3 oratorical declamation
Molly Quinn 1999-00   7 dramatic interpretation
Anne Reinhardt 1994-95   6 oratorical declamation
Natalie Roe 1994-95   5 original oratory
Amy Spohr 1983-84   3 dramatic interpretation
Rachel Stebing 1993-94   4 dramatic duet acting
Tommy Strow 1996-97   2 radio speaking
Bill Thompson 1973-74   1 radio speaking
Jason Thompson 1993-94   4 dramatic duet acting
  1994-95   6 dramatic interpretation

Palatine (Fremd)

Name Year Class Place Event
Lulu Ang 1998-99   5 oratorical declamation
Mark Atkinson 1972-73   6 original comedy
Rosalie Bahmer 1992-93   5 humorous duet acting
Kat Banakis 1997-98   4 impromptu speaking
Bill Boyce 1980-81   6 original oratory
Amy Buenning 2000-01   3 extemporaneous speaking
Yale Cho 2009-10   2 original comedy
Elizabeth Davies 2012-13   2 impromptu speaking
Devin Dionne 2015-16   5 radio speaking
  2016-17   6 radio speaking
Brian Fimoff 1998-99   6 radio speaking
Terry Flynn 1974-75   5 radio speaking
John Giannone 1999-00   2 radio speaking
Justin Gorecki 2013-14   4 radio speaking
Lyna Green 1989-90   2 dramatic interpretation
Justin Grizzofi 1996-97   4 humorous duet acting
Paige Dirkes Jacks 2016-17   6 humorous duet acting
Scott Jensen 2004-05   2 impromptu speaking
Larry Kurtze 1988-89   2 radio speaking
Hannah Lee 2010-11   3 poetry reading
Kristi Lin 2013-14   8 special occasion speaking
Heather Macmillan 1991-92   3 radio speaking
Mark McIntosh 1977-78   5 oratorical declamation
Brian Mertz 1996-97   6 extemporaneous speaking
Kurt Mische 1971-72   2 radio speaking
  1972-73   1 radio speaking
  1973-74   2 oratorical declamation
Mark Peco 1979-80   4 dramatic interpretation
Rita Pello 2006-07   4 radio speaking
Tracy Picotte 1987-88   5 dramatic duet acting
Jamie Rifkin 1992-93   5 humorous duet acting
Eden Robins 1995-96   1 radio speaking
Brian Rosenwinkel 2016-17   6 humorous duet acting
Jack Rosenwinkel 2015-16   6 extemporaneous speaking
  2016-17   5 impromptu speaking
Angela Schwager 1987-88   5 dramatic duet acting
Matt Vella 2004-05   5 extemporaneous speaking
Renata Wettermann 2011-12   5 informative speaking
  2012-13   6 original oratory
      5 informative speaking
Stephen Whitfield 2008-09   2 extemporaneous speaking
Kurt Williams 1977-78   6 extemporaneous speaking
  1978-79   1 extemporaneous speaking
Grant Wilson 1996-97   4 humorous duet acting

Palatine (H.S.)

Name Year Class Place Event
Teresa Berta 1980-81   3 verse reading
Stephanie Brezinski 1987-88   2 special occasion speaking
Gretchen Bull 1983-84   6 verse reading
Maren Dokmo 1978-79   6 original oratory
Ryan Foley 1993-94   4 original comedy
Sue Freel 1987-88   2 verse reading
Aggie Kuharski 1989-90   6 dramatic duet acting
Payal Mallik 2012-13   5 original oratory
  2013-14   8 original oratory
Adam Netzel 2001-02   7 impromptu speaking
Lauren Provenzano 1989-90   6 dramatic duet acting

Palestine

Name Year Class Place Event
Bill Bogard 1954-55   4 after dinner speaking

Palos Heights (Shepard)

Name Year Class Place Event
Emma Addison 1984-85   6 dramatic interpretation
Josh Berling 1992-93   4 humorous duet acting
  1993-94   6 prose reading
Matt Berling 1993-94   5 original comedy
Lindsie Bliss 2012-13   4 dramatic duet acting
  2013-14   1 informative speaking
Tyler Doidge 2012-13   4 dramatic duet acting
Mary Doody 2004-05   6 original comedy
Becky Ehrich 2004-05   6 original oratory
Leah Ellis 2010-11   4 poetry reading
      1 special occasion speaking
Kenny Garner 2011-12   6 dramatic duet acting
Sean Harrigan 2007-08   3 special occasion speaking
Ryan Henneberry 2004-05   3 prose reading
Samm Hilger 2011-12   3 humorous interpretation
      6 original comedy
Onute Jureviciute 2011-12   6 dramatic interpretation
Kirsten Lamantia 2002-03   1 special occasion speaking
Jasmine Lockett 2008-09   1 original oratory
Steve Macarus 1984-85   5 original comedy
Steve Major 1981-82   2 dramatic duet acting
Kathy May 1976-77   3 humorous interpretation
Mike Peretz 2012-13   6 impromptu speaking
Amy Quinlan 2011-12   6 dramatic duet acting
Megan Quinn 1995-96   7 original comedy
Sean Quinn 1992-93   4 humorous duet acting
Amy Ramelli 2008-09   4 humorous interpretation
  2009-10   1 original comedy
Mike Reddy 2014-15   2 radio speaking
Paul Robinson 2006-07   5 oratorical declamation
Melanie Rowland 1985-86   3 verse reading
Marne Schwarz 1980-81   5 humorous interpretation
Jada Scott 2014-15   6 oratorical declamation
Kelly Sullivan 2009-10   3 oratorical declamation
Glorielle Williams 2011-12   1 poetry reading
Holly Williams 1980-81   4 prose reading
  1981-82   2 dramatic duet acting
Tara Williams 1991-92   5 dramatic interpretation
Shana Woodland 2013-14   3 prose reading

Palos Hills (Stagg)

Name Year Class Place Event
Jason DeSanto 1983-84   6 humorous duet acting
  1985-86   1 original oratory
      1 special occasion speaking
Phil Pawelczyk 1983-84   6 humorous duet acting
  1985-86   1 humorous interpretation
  1986-87   2 humorous interpretation
      3 original comedy

Paris

Name Year Class Place Event
Frank Clinton 1954-55   1 radio speaking
Alice Heischmidt 1956-57   4 comedy reading
Phyllis Knight 1941-42   2 verse reading
  1943-44   1 verse reading
Patricia Reynolds 1943-44   5 serious reading
James Sprouls 1945-46   2 comedy reading
Patricia Thomas 1949-50   3 extemporaneous speaking
Larry Travis 1959-60   5 radio speaking

Park Forest (Rich East)

Name Year Class Place Event
Dianne Alfille 1977-78   6 humorous interpretation
Doug Anderson 1969-70   4 comedy reading
Kris Becker 1969-70   4 serious reading
Mike Been 1966-67   1 original comedy
Nina Bhosley 1973-74   4 prose reading
Sonia Cook 1990-91   6 oratorical declamation
Seth Eisner 1961-62   2 original oratory
Nancy Hofeldt 1966-67   3 oratorical declamation
Tim Koshnick 1972-73   5 radio speaking
Joe Kulakofsky 1980-81   6 extemporaneous speaking
Katie McNamara 1990-91   4 humorous duet acting
Jay Pecora 1984-85   1 humorous interpretation
Dominique Porter 1998-99   1 verse reading
Matt Raftery 1990-91   4 humorous duet acting
Terry Reed 1983-84   1 original oratory
Chris Schlecht 1968-69   3 prose reading
Will Sherk 1961-62   1 prose reading
  1962-63   5 prose reading
Lauren Slone 2001-02   6 radio speaking
  2002-03   7 radio speaking
Janice Wallace 1975-76   2 original oratory
Dale Zahn 1967-68   1 radio speaking

Park Ridge (Maine East)

Name Year Class Place Event
John Abuja 1982-83   1 radio speaking
Don Bockman 1981-82   6 radio speaking
Curtis Chang 1984-85   6 original oratory
      3 extemporaneous speaking
  1985-86   1 extemporaneous speaking
Scott Cohn 1976-77   2 radio speaking
Mike DiGioia 1978-79   1 dramatic duet acting
  1979-80   3 verse reading
Chris Fong 1981-82   6 verse reading
Steven Futterman 1989-90   6 special occasion speaking
Rick Goodman 1977-78   6 original comedy
Sue Ikler 1962-63   4 oratorical declamation
Larry Kleinstein 1974-75   1 humorous interpretation
Mory Malek 1990-91   5 special occasion speaking
Caryl Mathis 1963-64   2 serious reading
Larry Nathanson 1978-79   1 dramatic duet acting
Ken Rice 1980-81   4 original oratory
Joe Trassarella 1971-72   6 radio speaking

Park Ridge (Maine South)

Name Year Class Place Event
Jack Cahill-Lemme 2015-16   3 dramatic interpretation
Larry Getz 1967-68   5 radio speaking
Karla Jennings 1972-73   3 original oratory
  1973-74   4 original oratory
Bob Landeck 1966-67   5 serious reading
Nancy Moore 1972-73   6 prose reading
Dana Olsen 1974-75   5 original comedy
Brenda Saavedra 1990-91   3 original oratory
Imran Siddiqui 1991-92   5 extemporaneous speaking
Dana Winiketz 1969-70   4 radio speaking

Paxton

Name Year Class Place Event
Cindy Eppelheimer 1974-75   1 dramatic interpretation
Lisa Gritton 1977-78   3 dramatic interpretation
Linda Massey 1972-73   5 original comedy
Tim Moore 1961-62   2 radio speaking
Douglas Smith 1965-66   4 original oratory

Paxton (P.-Buckley-Loda)

Name Year Class Place Event
Stacy Anderson 1999-00   5 humorous duet acting
Seth Bogner 1999-00   5 humorous duet acting
  2000-01   1 prose reading
Ron Provine 1992-93   1 extemporaneous speaking
  1993-94   1 impromptu speaking
      1 extemporaneous speaking

Pearl City

Name Year Class Place Event
  2006-07   6 performance in the round
Bekka Foust 2008-09   6 dramatic interpretation
Katie Quittschreiber 2005-06   7 radio speaking
Anna Ruch 2005-06   5 dramatic interpretation

Pekin

Name Year Class Place Event
Gene Alesandrini 1969-70   1 original oratory
      5 oratorical declamation
John Alesandrini 1965-66   1 original oratory
Billie Jean Allen 1943-44   1 extemporaneous speaking
Chris Ashbaker 2001-02   7 radio speaking
Gary Avery 1958-59   3 radio speaking
Gerald Berchtold 1956-57   4 oratorical declamation
George Beres 1950-51   1 oratorical declamation
Louis Beres 1951-52   3 original oratory
  1952-53   5 original oratory
Kimberly Boehm 1974-75   2 original oratory
Pat Boyer 1953-54   4 original oratory
Curt Byars 2001-02   5 original oratory
Craig Carmichael 1987-88   3 prose reading
Jess Carrick 2003-04   2 radio speaking
Susan Cedarquist 1990-91   5 original oratory
Patricia Champion 1943-44   3 verse reading
Lucille Colin 1952-53   4 original comedy
Robert Currie 1951-52   1 extemporaneous speaking
Richard Dancey 1962-63   3 original oratory
Michael D'Arcy 1953-54   1 radio speaking
Mary Jean Dimler 1942-43   1 verse reading
Tom Doyle 1982-83   1 extemporaneous speaking
Jim Eichelberger 1962-63   2 serious reading
John Elliff 1957-58   3 original oratory
Sean Flaherty 1988-89   3 extemporaneous speaking
Barbara Ford 1956-57   1 after dinner speaking
Ron Friederich 1961-62   4 original oratory
Marge Garman 1951-52   1 serious reading
Leta Gray 1954-55   5 extemporaneous speaking
Jay Greener 1976-77   4 radio speaking
  1977-78   2 radio speaking
Ellen Hallstein 1968-69   2 comedy reading
Anders Hellstrom 1984-85   4 special occasion speaking
Lisa Huessner 1981-82   3 dramatic duet acting
Phuong Huynh 1990-91   3 oratorical declamation
Mike Jakoby 1984-85   5 extemporaneous speaking
  1985-86   2 extemporaneous speaking
Ralph Jones 1960-61   5 original oratory
Evan Karachalios 1987-88   6 extemporaneous speaking
  1988-89   5 radio speaking
Larry Kenney 1963-64   3 radio speaking
Ann Klein 1957-58   4 verse reading
John Knight 1981-82   3 dramatic duet acting
  1982-83   4 verse reading
Darrell Lacock 1952-53   5 extemporaneous speaking
  1953-54   1 extemporaneous speaking
Greg Lhamon 1981-82   2 humorous interpretation
Lacy Lowrey 2000-01   3 original comedy
Sharon McGarvey 1953-54   2 verse reading
Jon Meinen 2001-02   5 prose reading
Sarah Meinen 1994-95   2 original oratory
  1995-96   2 original oratory
Holly Nimmo 1952-53   5 radio speaking
Penny Petrow 1985-86   3 original oratory
      4 prose reading
Debbie Pitcher 1965-66   5 comedy reading
Kent Planck 1959-60   4 extemporaneous speaking
Kathryn Prochl 1959-60   3 serious reading
Jim Ramey 1961-62   5 comedy reading
  1962-63   5 comedy reading
Annika Rockhill 2013-14   4 impromptu speaking
Matt Sanders 1999-00   5 original oratory
Matt Schaeffer 1977-78   4 prose reading
Jenna Schultz 2015-16   6 original oratory
Andrew Scott 2006-07   3 prose reading
      5 radio speaking
Kenneth Search 1962-63   3 extemporaneous speaking
Andrea Shearer 1990-91   1 verse reading
Jerry Sheehan 1986-87   4 extemporaneous speaking
Liz Smith 2003-04   7 special occasion speaking
David Snell 1971-72   1 radio speaking
Chandler Songer 2015-16   3 radio speaking
Carol Steinke 1973-74   1 oratorical declamation
Blake Stubbs 2003-04   5 impromptu speaking
Steve Sudhoff 1979-80   1 extemporaneous speaking
Shannon Tebben 1991-92   4 oratorical declamation
Rosalie Utech 1954-55   1 original comedy
Mary Venovich 1960-61   4 verse reading
Carol Vuciach 1963-64   5 prose reading
Donita Weinstein 1987-88   4 verse reading
Glen Ellen Weinstein 1989-90   3 verse reading
Jamie Welton 1991-92   1 extemporaneous speaking
Linda Wilson 1963-64   3 verse reading
Laura Woelfle 1996-97   1 extemporaneous speaking
      5 impromptu speaking
Adam Wood 1989-90   6 prose reading

Peoria (Bergan)

Name Year Class Place Event
Kelly Basfield 1979-80   4 oratorical declamation
Maggie Gesselbract 1981-82   5 humorous duet acting
Matt Solomon 1981-82   5 humorous duet acting

Peoria (H.S.)

Name Year Class Place Event
Tiera Claudin 2007-08   8 dramatic duet acting
Doug Demick 1971-72   3 radio speaking
Scott Disharoon 1979-80   6 original oratory
Sarah Duffy 1993-94   5 humorous interpretation
Jeni Erbe 1978-79   4 extemporaneous speaking
  1979-80   2 oratorical declamation
      3 extemporaneous speaking
John Frost 1972-73   1 extemporaneous speaking
David Fry 1992-93   4 original oratory
      6 extemporaneous speaking
Darrin Gayles 1984-85   5 verse reading
Lisa Gluckin 1973-74   3 oratorical declamation
      5 humorous interpretation
  1974-75   1 oratorical declamation
Tim Hart 1974-75   4 extemporaneous speaking
Shavon Johnson 1997-98   6 verse reading
Rick Kern 1972-73   3 special occasion speaking
Kristen Krofchik 2005-06   6 original oratory
Emma Ladji 2007-08   8 dramatic duet acting
Jaqueline Lott 1991-92   2 radio speaking
Chad Luberger 1993-94   4 dramatic interpretation
David MacDonald 1994-95   6 verse reading
Chris Mathis 1984-85   1 radio speaking
Mike Metzger 1986-87   6 radio speaking
Annemarie Mungo 1975-76   4 oratorical declamation
  1976-77   5 dramatic interpretation
      1 oratorical declamation
  1977-78   1 original oratory
      1 dramatic interpretation
Carolyn Mungo 1977-78   1 oratorical declamation
Katie Neumiller 1985-86   4 extemporaneous speaking
Jeanne Norton 1956-57   3 original oratory
Jeff O'Neill 1960-61   1 radio speaking
Steve Osunami 1988-89   3 oratorical declamation
      2 original oratory
Lauren Reaugh 1979-80   6 radio speaking
Mike Rickey 1992-93   3 humorous interpretation
Dana Rubin 1976-77   5 original oratory
Lee Rubin 1979-80   3 original comedy
      6 humorous interpretation
  1980-81   4 original comedy
      4 humorous interpretation
Terry Rubin 1985-86   2 humorous interpretation
  1986-87   1 humorous interpretation
Dave Smoot 1971-72   5 oratorical declamation
  1972-73   1 original oratory
Lee Swindall 1970-71   2 extemporaneous speaking
Kristin Tichaske 1989-90   6 oratorical declamation
Kitty Wenger 1974-75   4 radio speaking
  1975-76   1 radio speaking
Jay Wiggins 1978-79   1 dramatic interpretation

Peoria (Manual)

Name Year Class Place Event
David Crowell 1960-61   3 comedy reading
Kathy Dietwig 1978-79   5 verse reading
Paul Rudd 1981-82   4 verse reading
Rose Tunks 1979-80   1 verse reading
Rodney Zanders 1969-70   4 extemporaneous speaking

Peoria (Richwoods)

Name Year Class Place Event
Mahliyah Adkins-Threats 2011-12   5 poetry reading
Beth Bauer 1986-87   3 prose reading
Vicki Bauer 1988-89   3 prose reading
August Benassi 1990-91   3 dramatic duet acting
Brian Bice 1966-67   3 radio speaking
Rose Blume 2015-16   6 dramatic interpretation
Doug Bock 1959-60   1 oratorical declamation
Jodi Carlisle 1973-74   4 humorous interpretation
      2 humorous duet acting
  1974-75   4 humorous interpretation
Beverly Chu 2003-04   1 radio speaking
  2004-05   3 radio speaking
Leslie Chu 1996-97   6 radio speaking
  1998-99   1 radio speaking
Kathy Cirella 1975-76   4 prose reading
Sarah Clark 1983-84   3 extemporaneous speaking
Jim Cohen 1964-65   2 after dinner speaking
Diana Detherage 1973-74   1 verse reading
      3 oratorical declamation
Jennifer Elmore 1987-88   5 original oratory
  1988-89   2 oratorical declamation
Chuck Feldman 1962-63   4 original comedy
David Ferino 2004-05   4 humorous interpretation
      6 dramatic interpretation
Jackie Forman 1963-64   3 original comedy
Cliff Garstung 1970-71   2 oratorical declamation
Lisa Griebel 1973-74   2 dramatic interpretation
Janni Harris 1962-63   5 serious reading
Mike Hasselberg 1963-64   1 oratorical declamation
Seth Henrickson 1988-89   3 original comedy
Carol Hohfelder 1976-77   4 verse reading
      4 oratorical declamation
Roberta Horn 1989-90   5 oratorical declamation
Semma Kahn 1985-86   6 extemporaneous speaking
Beckett Kenny 2016-17   1 original comedy
Andy Kreiss 1980-81   5 original comedy
  1981-82   2 original comedy
Don Kreiss 1978-79   3 verse reading
Raja Krishnamoorthi 1989-90   4 extemporaneous speaking
Matt Lister 1992-93   2 oratorical declamation
Robin Lovin 1963-64   1 extemporaneous speaking
John Morris 1985-86   3 humorous duet acting
Mark Niblock 1974-75   1 original comedy
  1975-76   3 humorous duet acting
Jeff Peterlin 1985-86   3 humorous duet acting
Janice Powell 1975-76   5 extemporaneous speaking
Reed 1973-74   2 humorous duet acting
Jody Rennick 1988-89   5 humorous duet acting
  1989-90   6 verse reading
Amy Richardson 1991-92   4 original oratory
Alyssa Russel 1986-87   4 dramatic interpretation
Wendy Saver 1989-90   4 prose reading
  1990-91   3 dramatic duet acting
      2 verse reading
Debbie Schweid 1972-73   4 original oratory
Ellis Schweid 1966-67   1 after dinner speaking
Mimi Schweid 1963-64   5 comedy reading
  1964-65   3 comedy reading
Cathy Setterlund 1987-88   6 verse reading
Greg Shepperd 1994-95   5 radio speaking
Elnora Smith 1965-66   1 verse reading
Robert Steiner 1961-62   1 after dinner speaking
  1962-63   1 after dinner speaking
Maureen Sullivan 1966-67   1 verse reading
  1968-69   1 serious reading
Ashish Sureka 1995-96   5 extemporaneous speaking
Tom Teck 1973-74   6 special occasion speaking
  1975-76   3 humorous duet acting
Nancy Thun 1969-70   3 oratorical declamation
Cathy Wagner 1964-65   2 serious reading
Bruce White 1960-61   1 after dinner speaking
John White 1979-80   2 dramatic interpretation
  1980-81   1 humorous interpretation
      3 dramatic interpretation
Jenny York 1978-79   2 oratorical declamation
John Zimdars 1988-89   5 humorous duet acting

Peoria (Woodruff)

Name Year Class Place Event
Mark Absher 1969-70   5 after dinner speaking
Dan Allar 1979-80   2 radio speaking
      4 dramatic duet acting
Steve Arnold 1961-62   1 comedy reading
James Baches 1948-49   4 original oratory
  1949-50   1 original oratory
James Bond 1959-60   2 extemporaneous speaking
  1960-61   2 extemporaneous speaking
Michelle Burr 1991-92   5 dramatic duet acting
James Butler 1994-95   1 humorous interpretation
Sally Cleaver 1964-65   4 verse reading
Lyle Crawford 1940-41   1 oratorical declamation
Mark Crede 1981-82   1 radio speaking
Rachel Delap 1990-91   1 original oratory
Tracy Draksler 1995-96   5 special occasion speaking
David Ellison 1987-88   4 radio speaking
Cherita Freeman 1995-96   6 oratorical declamation
Nick Georgianni 1962-63   2 original oratory
      3 oratorical declamation
Peggy Gerkin 1979-80   5 original oratory
Roger Gouran 1954-55   2 comedy reading
Mindy Hammontree 1992-93   2 dramatic duet acting
John Harris 1955-56   1 original oratory
Mary Hoffman 1947-48   4 serious reading
Tagwana Holmes 1996-97   2 oratorical declamation
Roger Leach 1966-67   2 serious reading
      1 oratorical declamation
William Linsley 1950-51   5 extemporaneous speaking
Jim Loar 1979-80   4 dramatic duet acting
Spero Margaris 1953-54   2 original oratory
Richard Mathison 1953-54   1 oratorical declamation
Dan Mitchell 1965-66   4 original comedy
Andrew Morris 1991-92   5 dramatic duet acting
      1 verse reading
  1992-93   2 dramatic duet acting
      4 prose reading
Patrick Murray 1992-93   4 radio speaking
Tuan Ngo 1997-98   5 impromptu speaking
Phillip Owen 1957-58   5 extemporaneous speaking
  1958-59   5 extemporaneous speaking
Stephen Pearce 1988-89   5 original comedy
Scott Pyle 1998-99   4 humorous duet acting
  2000-01   4 original comedy
Joy Randolph 1953-54   4 serious reading
Mike Riley 1987-88   6 original oratory
  1988-89   1 original oratory
Stanley Rives 1947-48   1 original oratory
Dawn Robb 1989-90   6 radio speaking
Lamont Robinson 1984-85   6 humorous interpretation
Rod Rudd 1972-73   5 dramatic interpretation
Marty Sausser 1968-69   3 comedy reading
Sue Schelly 1967-68   1 prose reading
John Schunk 1959-60   4 original oratory
Marcia Schunk 1964-65   3 prose reading
Cliff Shell 1963-64   2 radio speaking
Brandon Shockley 1996-97   6 original comedy
David Sills 1953-54   5 verse reading
Joe Stoltz 1998-99   4 humorous duet acting
Dan Taylor 1964-65   5 extemporaneous speaking
  1965-66   2 extemporaneous speaking
  1966-67   1 extemporaneous speaking
Bruce Thompson 1978-79   1 radio speaking
Richard Venesky 1955-56   1 extemporaneous speaking
Dennis Warr 1996-97   5 original oratory
Charlene Willis 1966-67   4 original oratory

Petersburg

Name Year Class Place Event
Jerry Chalcraft 1947-48   5 oratorical declamation

Pittsfield

Name Year Class Place Event
David Aubrey 1957-58   5 after dinner speaking
Helen Winston 1953-54   5 original comedy

Plainfield (North)

Name Year Class Place Event
  2008-09   8 performance in the round
  2009-10   5 performance in the round
Aram Rayzian 2012-13   6 original comedy

Pleasant Hill

Name Year Class Place Event
Fred Thady 1942-43   3 oratorical declamation

Polo

Name Year Class Place Event
Louise Coffey 1945-46   5 verse reading
Elliott McCleary 1943-44   2 comedy reading

Port Byron (Riverdale)

Name Year Class Place Event
Jaime Riewerts 1995-96   6 dramatic interpretation
  1996-97   6 dramatic interpretation
  1997-98   5 dramatic interpretation
Jillian Riewerts 1999-00   4 verse reading
  2000-01   2 dramatic interpretation
  2001-02   6 original oratory
Derek Wainwright 1997-98   5 humorous interpretation

Princeton

Name Year Class Place Event
Dulcie Hunt 1986-87   1 verse reading
Gwen Marks 1952-53   5 serious reading
Bob Petkoff 1980-81   5 prose reading
Judy Puttcamp 1956-57   2 original comedy
  1957-58   1 original comedy
Michael Roth 1959-60   3 original comedy
Diane Velon 1964-65   4 original comedy
Linda Walter 1960-61   5 prose reading

Princeville

Name Year Class Place Event
Bob Callery 1946-47   1 oratorical declamation
Corrine Miller 1944-45   4 comedy reading

Quincy (Notre Dame)

Name Year Class Place Event
Karen Andrews 1967-68   4 comedy reading
Joseph Anthony 1957-58   5 original oratory
JoAnn Bregach 1962-63   1 verse reading

Quincy (Sr.)

Name Year Class Place Event
Steve Bunch 1971-72   5 radio speaking

Rantoul

Name Year Class Place Event
Jerrilyn Banks 1970-71   3 oratorical declamation
Bird 1971-72   4 duet acting
Janet Beth Fultz 1942-43   4 serious reading
Sue Hall 1971-72   3 prose reading
Jo Podagorsi 1975-76   5 humorous interpretation
Podagrosi 1971-72   4 duet acting

Richton Park (Rich South)

Name Year Class Place Event
Dale Barnes 1976-77   6 radio speaking
Deb Brannigan 1973-74   5 original comedy
Megan Casey 1995-96   7 original oratory
  1997-98   2 radio speaking
Maureen Kelly 1977-78   6 original oratory
Mo Mukheriee 1992-93   5 oratorical declamation
Karen Schoenburg 1976-77   5 original comedy
David Suhrbier 1979-80   6 original comedy
Ching Wu 1981-82   5 original oratory
      2 verse reading

Richton Park (Southland College Prep Charter)

Name Year Class Place Event
  2014-15   5 performance in the round
  2016-17   1 performance in the round
Morgan Brown 2012-13   1 dramatic duet acting
  2013-14   3 poetry reading
Janessa Colquitt 2014-15   3 oratorical declamation
      3 dramatic duet acting
Kapri Echols 2016-17   4 poetry reading
Alexus Newson 2012-13   1 dramatic duet acting
Nneka Onyeka 2013-14   4 special occasion speaking
Erik Thomas 2014-15   3 dramatic duet acting
      2 poetry reading
Deiarah Wright 2014-15   3 humorous interpretation

River Forest (Trinity)

Name Year Class Place Event
Audrey Smith 1940-41   1 comedy reading
Marita White 1941-42   4 serious reading

Riverside (R.-Brookfield)

Name Year Class Place Event
Ariana Barreto 2008-09   6 poetry reading
  2009-10   4 prose reading
Zeyne Guzeldereli 2007-08   6 original comedy
  2008-09   1 original comedy
  2009-10   1 special occasion speaking
      4 humorous interpretation
Katrina Willman 1996-97   4 original comedy

Robinson

Name Year Class Place Event
Jim Kinney 1967-68   1 oratorical declamation
Suzanne Landsbaum 1951-52   5 comedy reading
Pat McIntosh 1955-56   3 extemporaneous speaking
Janice Rains 1954-55   4 original comedy

Rochelle

Name Year Class Place Event
Andy Builta 1993-94   5 radio speaking
Amy Chura 1985-86   2 verse reading
Tim Clue 1980-81   3 humorous duet acting
Joseph Crum 1982-83   1 dramatic interpretation
Molly Fader 1990-91   3 special occasion speaking
Sue Ferrara 1980-81   3 humorous duet acting
David Gehring 1984-85   4 humorous duet acting
Dave Gingerich 1991-92   6 humorous interpretation
Winifred Hills 1946-47   3 verse reading
Sara Hunt 1982-83   2 humorous duet acting
Susan Jenner 1988-89   1 special occasion speaking
Cheryl McNeilly 1981-82   4 prose reading
  1982-83   4 prose reading
Shawna Meadows 1993-94   1 original oratory
Dwight Parker 1977-78   3 prose reading
  1978-79   3 prose reading
Mark Pohlhammer 1977-78   3 radio speaking
Alex Prusator 2010-11   4 radio speaking
Mike Sheldon 1977-78   4 original oratory
Dennis Upah 1977-78   5 original comedy
Kevin Walker 1982-83   2 humorous duet acting
Carolyn Willms 1948-49   5 verse reading
Kim Zamastil 1998-99   3 original oratory
Walter Zimmer 1984-85   4 humorous duet acting

Rochester

Name Year Class Place Event
Tim Robert 1965-66   3 serious reading
Dave Samuels 1971-72   6 original comedy
Spengler 1970-71   4 duet acting
Stuart 1970-71   4 duet acting
Nancy Thomas 1963-64   5 original oratory

Rock Falls

Name Year Class Place Event
Ruth Corl 1947-48   3 comedy reading
Frank Harts 1997-98   5 oratorical declamation
Gary Meyer 1958-59   3 serious reading
Dwaine Tompkins 1945-46   2 oratorical declamation

Rock Island (H.S.)

Name Year Class Place Event
Karen Abel 1963-64   5 original comedy
Portia Adams 1975-76   3 original oratory
Carole Bolyard 1960-61   2 verse reading
Nancy Bolyard 1962-63   2 prose reading
Michelle Bower 2008-09   2 poetry reading
Jack Burgess 1946-47   5 comedy reading
Lisa Burgess 1951-52   2 original comedy
Greer Burke-Anderson 2008-09   4 original comedy
Norman Barry Carver 1976-77   1 original oratory
Arlene Clanton 1949-50   2 verse reading
Ruth Clanton 1947-48   2 serious reading
Merrell Clark 1952-53   3 original oratory
Ruth Coffin 1962-63   2 verse reading
Nancy Cooper 1966-67   5 original comedy
Darrell Darling 1957-58   5 oratorical declamation
Zan Faigan 1945-46   1 extemporaneous speaking
Ronald Fryxell 1950-51   2 comedy reading
Margaret Gibson 1975-76   1 original oratory
Bruce Harders 1950-51   5 oratorical declamation
Cecelia Johnson 1990-91   5 prose reading
Jay Kahn 1959-60   3 verse reading
Ina Karish 1961-62   2 original comedy
Judy Katz 1955-56   3 original comedy
  1956-57   1 serious reading
Mike Kuehl 1992-93   5 humorous interpretation
Peter Lousberg 1947-48   4 comedy reading
  1948-49   3 comedy reading
Stacey Lovett 1993-94   5 special occasion speaking
Tom Mantueffel 1963-64   4 original oratory
  1964-65   2 original oratory
Isabel Matteson 1960-61   3 serious reading
Pamela Muench 1964-65   2 verse reading
John Murphy 1975-76   4 extemporaneous speaking
  1976-77   2 extemporaneous speaking
Sally Osborne 1950-51   2 verse reading
Helen Peterson 1946-47   3 serious reading
Bill Robison 1964-65   2 oratorical declamation
Arthur Romans 1953-54   3 comedy reading
  1955-56   1 comedy reading
Janis Schrage 1946-47   3 verse reading
Jesse Sparks 2001-02   5 radio speaking
Emily Stimpson 1992-93   5 special occasion speaking
      3 extemporaneous speaking
Larry Sutterman 1949-50   3 oratorical declamation
Nate Trinrud 2006-07   4 verse reading
      4 dramatic interpretation
Laura Vanderkamp 1965-66   5 extemporaneous speaking
Jovanda Warren 2004-05   7 verse reading
Tom Whitmore 1956-57   1 comedy reading
Karl Wickstrom 1952-53   3 oratorical declamation
Nancy Wilson 1953-54   1 original comedy

Rockford (Auburn)

Name Year Class Place Event
Lawrence Roberts 1966-67   4 radio speaking
  1967-68   4 radio speaking

Rockford (Boylan)

Name Year Class Place Event
Joe Mantello 1979-80   3 humorous duet acting
Marcia Martin 1978-79   4 oratorical declamation
Tony Quinn 1979-80   3 humorous duet acting

Rockford (East)

Name Year Class Place Event
Connie Achilli 1951-52   5 serious reading
MaryEllen Beard 1994-95   6 humorous duet acting
Robert Beechner 1947-48   4 oratorical declamation
Beverly Burlend 1956-57   3 after dinner speaking
Janet Carlson 1941-42   4 original oratory
Mary Lou Carter 1948-49   1 original oratory
David Causey 1988-89   3 humorous duet acting
Jill Cavanna 1993-94   2 radio speaking
Cory Crow 1994-95   6 humorous duet acting
Barbara Jane Dale 1943-44   4 verse reading
Edward Eagle 1947-48   4 original oratory
Barbara Hahn 1944-45   5 verse reading
Linnea Hawkinson 1956-57   4 original oratory
Ronnie Husmann 1953-54   5 comedy reading
  1954-55   1 comedy reading
Claudia Johnson 1951-52   1 original oratory
Alvin Liebling 1944-45   4 extemporaneous speaking
Joanne Lundholm 1942-43   2 original oratory
Kay Nicholson 1941-42   2 comedy reading
Marian Nolting 1941-42   3 verse reading
Lowell Pearlson 1948-49   4 verse reading
Kenneth Qualheim 1955-56   5 original oratory
Andrew Soderna 1988-89   3 humorous duet acting
Charles Solomonson 1946-47   4 extemporaneous speaking
Jim Valentine 1945-46   1 original oratory
Mike Zullo 1958-59   4 oratorical declamation

Rockford (Guilford)

Name Year Class Place Event
Ricki Ravitts 1965-66   4 verse reading

Rockford (West)

Name Year Class Place Event
Doug Adams 1961-62   5 extemporaneous speaking
  1962-63   1 extemporaneous speaking
Darol Blanck 1952-53   1 original comedy
Richard Bulliet 1955-56   4 extemporaneous speaking
Dave Duclon 1966-67   2 original comedy
Dudley Johnson 1947-48   2 extemporaneous speaking
Lenny Schmeltzer 1966-67   3 after dinner speaking

Rockton (Hononegah)

Name Year Class Place Event
Sean Dickson 2004-05   1 impromptu speaking
      4 extemporaneous speaking
Chelsea Layng 2004-05   6 radio speaking
Megan Magee 2012-13   3 poetry reading
  2013-14   4 poetry reading
      2 prose reading
Laura Williams 2009-10   5 dramatic interpretation
  2010-11   4 dramatic interpretation

Rolling Meadows

Name Year Class Place Event
Abby Horan 2009-10   6 prose reading
Ginette Kinape 1988-89   6 special occasion speaking
Katherine Rohde 2015-16   5 oratorical declamation

Roodhouse

Name Year Class Place Event
Sarah Allen 1951-52   2 comedy reading
Olga Maberry 1952-53   2 verse reading
Bill Sawyer 1946-47   2 original oratory
Philip Smith 1950-51   5 original oratory
Gordon White 1954-55   1 extemporaneous speaking

Roselle (Lake Park)

Name Year Class Place Event
Debra Benysh 1968-69   5 prose reading
Bill Bowlus 1973-74   5 special occasion speaking
Jason Fangusaro 1989-90   5 original comedy
Tricia Governile 1982-83   3 dramatic duet acting
Dan Hitzemann 1986-87   4 humorous duet acting
Mike Jensen 1987-88   2 dramatic duet acting
      3 original comedy
Tom Keating 1986-87   4 humorous duet acting
Mike Kehoe 1972-73   3 original comedy
  1974-75   4 original comedy
Kathy Khang 1987-88   4 special occasion speaking
Dave Lasota 1989-90   5 dramatic duet acting
Marty Madden 1982-83   3 dramatic duet acting
Jason Mast 1993-94   3 humorous duet acting
Rich Meyer 1989-90   5 dramatic duet acting
Ralph Neff 1987-88   5 radio speaking
Jennifer Nemcek 1987-88   2 dramatic duet acting
Stephanie Reninger 2007-08   7 prose reading
Mark Schar 1971-72   3 original comedy
Linnea Lee Siegbahn 1957-58   5 verse reading
Matt Stinton 1993-94   3 humorous duet acting

Roxana

Name Year Class Place Event
John Harvey 1967-68   4 original oratory
David Kibler 1982-83   6 radio speaking
Barbara Winders 1966-67   4 original comedy

Rushville

Name Year Class Place Event
Jerry Carson 1956-57   2 after dinner speaking