Seven Dell Rapids Students Qualify for State Oral Interp

OralInterpFour Dell Rapids St Mary students and three Dell Rapids students have qualified for the 2017 South Dakota High School State Oral Interp Festival on Friday, December 1st and Saturday, December 2nd at Aberdeen Central High School.

Thomas Eining, Emma Nelson, Maggie Klein, and Jordan Eining from Dell Rapids St Mary earned a trip to the state festival after their regional performances in Sioux Falls on Tuesday, November 14th.  T. Eining will be performing in the Humor category.  Nelson will be in the Serious category.  Klein and J. Eining will be performing a Duet.

Olvia Clark, Jay Holm, and Ella Lueders from Dell Rapids also earned a trip to the state festival for their regional performances in Brookings on Tuesday, November 14th.  Clark will be performing in the Non-Original Oratory category.  Holm will be in Story Telling, and Lueders will perform a piece in Serious.  Holm and Lueders will also perform a Duet.  Tim Jaycox is an alternate for the Humor category.  Also earning an alternate position was the Readers Theater team of Morgan Nemmers, Lueders, Holm, Abby Stauffenecker, Jaycox, and Clark.

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Dell Rapids Students Shine in Events

NewDRLogoSeveral Dell Rapids students have performed well in their events over the past few days.

Olivia Clark qualified for the state oral interp competition in poetry with her performance at the region contest on Tuesday, November 15th.  Averi Pankonen qualified as an alternate in the oratory category.  The duet team of Tim Jaycox and Ella Lueders also qualified as an alternate.  Morgan Nemmers, Abby Stauffenecker, and Sage Shellum also had strong performances at the region competition.

The Dell Rapids quiz bowl team competed at Sioux Falls Roosevelt on Monday, November 14th.  The team of Joey Abbott, Micah Gleason, Justin Dorn, and Stephanie Dennis placed 13th out of 46 teams in the competition.  The other two Dell Rapids teams each earned two wins in the six-round competition.

Recently Cheyenne Adams placed first in the District FFA Ag Broadcasting event.  She will now advance to the state event which will be held in Pierre on December 4th and 5th.  Trevor Pulscher also competed in the Ag Broadcasting event and placed sixth.

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