STATE CENTRAL: 2013 Speech-Individual Events

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STATE CENTRAL: 2013 Speech-Individual Events

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The 2013 IHSA Speech-Individual Events State Finals will be unfold on Friday and Saturday, February 15-16 at the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria. The 2013 state meet marks the 73rd annual edition of the state final and the fourth year that the Peoria Civic Center has hosted the event.

State champions will be crowned in 14 events over the course of the meet, including an overall team champion based upon points earned in each individual event. A top team will also be recognized in the Performance in the Round category, although that event does not earn points toward the overall team title.

The 2012 tournament was historic for Downers Grove South, as the school added to its IHSA-record total with a 16th team state championship, just weeks before its legendary coach Jan Heiteen was announced as a part of the 2012 NFHS Hall of Fame class. Downers Grove South won four events a year ago en route to the title, while Downers Grove North and Oak Lawn tied for second-place. Chicago Heights Marian also had a pair of individual state champs a year ago, both from Jaboukie Young-White.

Below is a list of the 2012 individual event state champions in each event:

Dramatic Duet Acting
Billy Chengary & Erin Walsh, Downers Grove South

Dramatic Interpretation
Destiny Thompson, Thornridge

Extemporaneous Speaking
Eli Bernstein, Belleville West

Humorous Duet Acting
Dan Leahy & Erin Walsh, Downers Grove South

Humorous Interpretation
John Zahlmann, Richards

Impromptu Speaking
Julia Boyle, Oak Lawn Community

Oratorical Declamation
Erin Walsh, Downers Grove South

Original Comedy
Jaboukie Young-White, Chicago Heights Marian

Original Oratory
Sarah King, York

Poetry Reading
Glorielle Williams, Shepard

Prose Reading
Colleen Derosa, Downers Grove South

Radio Speaking
Jamie Vaught, Granite City

Special Occasion Speaking
Jaboukie Young-White, Chicago Heights Marian

Informative Speaking
Dhara Puvar, Downers Grove South

Performance in the Round (exhibition)

Peoria Civic Center (Peoria)


Friday, February 15
Round 1
Section A - 1:30 p.m.
Section B - 3:00 p.m.
Section C - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 16
Round 2
Section A - 8:30 a.m.
Section B - 9:45 a.m.
Section C - 11:00 a.m.
Finals 1 - 1:30 p.m.
Dramatic Duet Acting, Humorous Interpretation, Impromptu Speaking, Original Comedy, Poetry Reading, Prose Reading, Oratory

Finals 2 - 3:00 p.m.
Dramatic Interpretation, Extemporaneous Speaking, Humorous Duet Acting, Poetry Reading, Radio Speaking, Special Occasion Speaking,
Informative Speaking

Awards 5:00 p.m.

All Results via SpeechWire



No charge for this event

No audio/video broadcasts currently scheduled for this event

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