Cecilia Rabaey practiced her speech before her presentation in Creative Expression.Sean Dilley accepts his first place medal from Assistant Coach Amanda Engels.

Speech team takes third in own tournament

Another Minneota Viking Speech Invitational is in the books! “We hosted 16 teams and over 300 students, coaches, and judges,” said Coach Kim Gades.

The team took third place with over 11 individuals placing in the top eight.

“It was a great day to be a Viking!” Gades said. For Minneota, Sean Dilley in Informative took home first place honors with Rachel Engels second in the same category.

Brenden Kimpe and Jacob Haen took first place in Duos.

Other Minneota finishes include: Emma Lipinski, third, Great Speeches

Jacob Haen, sixth, Humorous

Cecilia Rabaey, third, Creative Expression

Joe Voit, sixth, Extemporaneous Speaking

Brenden Kimpe, fourth, Extemporaneous Speaking

Alyssa Engels, third, Original Oratory

Ben Engels, ribbon, Prose

Morgan Wersal, ribbon, Poetry

This was the Minneota Speech team’s second meet of the year. They performed at Worthington last week.

This was the only varsity home meet they have this year. Minneota’s junior high speech meet scheduled for last week has been rescheduled for March 11.

Emma Lipinski got her third place ribbon for Great Speeches.

Contact Us

The Minneota Mascot
Address: 201 N. Jefferson
Minneota, MN 56264

Phone:(507) 872-6492