The Neligh-Oakdale speech team recently kicked off its 2016 season.
On Saturday, six students earned medals at the speech meet in Albion, which featured competition from 17 schools.
Nikki Grosserode, Kasi Grosserode and Jayda Chance were named the Novice O.I.D. champions. Nikki Grosserode, who received third place in Novice Entertainment, was also named the runner up in individual points out of all Novice participants. Bryce Frey, Ethan Kallhoff and Austin Miller earned fifth place in Varsity O.I.D.
The Neligh-Oakdale team will travel to Stuart for their next meet on Saturday, Feb. 6.