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Cotter Speech Team Claims Victory as Section 1A Champions

Cotter Speech Team Claims Victory as Section 1A Champions

The Cotter Speech Team has emerged triumphant as SECTION 1A CHAMPIONS, marking a historic milestone for the school. After over a decade, Cotter has once again secured this esteemed title, underscoring their dedication and talent in the competitive speech arena.

In a nail-biting competition, Cotter clinched the victory by a mere 1 point, showcasing the team's resilience and skill. Every member of the Cotter Speech Team contributed significantly to this monumental achievement, demonstrating exceptional teamwork and dedication.

But the success doesn't end there. Cotter is proud to announce that 14 of its exceptional speakers, representing 13 different categories, have earned a spot in the upcoming state competition. Among them are 6 section champions, showcasing the team's remarkable prowess across various disciplines. Additionally, in 2 categories, Cotter speakers secured both the 1st and 2nd positions, further solidifying their dominance in the field.

Congratulations to those advancing to state:

  • Lily Doud - Creative Expression - 3rd place sections
  • Jase Vafaei - Discussion - 2nd place sections
  • Savanna Loken - Drama - Section champion
  • Francis Koll/Lily Corcoran - Duo - 3rd place sections
  • Maddie Lemmer - Extemp Speaking - Section Champion
  • LeYan Thean - Extemp Speaking - 3rd place sections
  • Madeline Modjeski - Great Speeches - Section Champion
  • River Repinski - Humorous - 2nd place sections
  • Erica Beckman - Original Oratory - Section Champion
  • Milana Shira - Poetry - Section Champion
  • Ella Walth - Poetry - 2nd place sections
  • Roman Goodwin - Prose - Section Champion
  • Kayleigh Taylor - Prose - 2nd place sections

Also congratulations to our other medal winners - each of whose points contributed to our 1-point victory

  • Ava Koopman - Discussion - 5th place
  • Carson Ehlenfeldt and Nathan Kiehne - Duo - 5th place
  • Ashlee Modjeski - Extemp Reading - 5th place
  • Oscar Heckman - Extemp Speaking - 4th place
  • Eli Blahnik - Extemp Speaking - 6th place
  • Isabella Katwa - Great Speeches - 6th place
  • Jackson Loomis - Humorous - 6th place
  • Audrey England - Informative - 4th place
  • Carter Knuesel - Informative - 5th place
  • Emma Juarez-Hageman - Original Oratory - 5th place

The State tournament is this Friday in Shakopee!


Cotter Speech Team Claims Victory as Section 1A Champions
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