ed oral interpretation respectively. Aguilar
also advanced to the finals in informative speaking and finished fourth.
The team had
several other finalists. Sophomore Miranda Miller was second in dramatic
interpretation and senior Owen Cowsert was third in broadcasting. Also
finishing third was junior Mattea Sklut in impromptu. The team had two
poetry finalists, sophomores Heidi Boltze and Chloee Ross, who finished
fifth and sixth respectively. Other finalists were juniors Anna Sanders who
was fourth in original oratory and Mckenna Middendorf who was sixth in prose
Advancing to the
next-in final and finishing in the top ten of their events were Anna Sanders
and Chloee Ross in prose reading, McKenna Middendorf and Mattea Sklut in
broadcasting, the sophomore team of Miranda Miller and Natalie Nunez in
memorized duo, and, finally, Heidi Boltze in humorous interpretation and
Owen Cowsert in impromptu speaking.
“Despite some key
players getting sick and being unable to compete, the team pulled through
and still had a strong showing. Even missing a few upperclassmen we were
only a few points behind Munster. The team understands that there are areas
to improve and are ready to do the work,” said coach Eric Schaefer.
CHS finished in
second place with 104 points, Munster won with 119 points. Third place went
to Culver Academies with 64 points, fourth to Plymouth with 35 points, and
fifth to Concord with 20 points.
McCoy, Eric Schaefer and Kathy Hadley got judging help from parents
Dannielle Hunt, Melissa Sklut, Dennis Anders, and team alum Matthew