The Neligh-Oakdale speech team earned 10 medals in the Stuart Invitational last Saturday.
Facing tough competition from 22 schools, the team finished in 7th place, according to Tammy Marshall, speech coach. Sharra Lutjens also serves as a coach for the team.
Warrior medalists were:
Kasi Grosserode, 5th, novice entertainment
Nikki Grosserode, 6th, novice entertainment
Sam Wright, 3rd, novice serious prose
Austin Miller, 6th, novice informative
Rachel Higgins, 5th, varsity persuasive
Chase Kallhoff, 2nd, varsity humorous prose
Bryce Frey, 4th, varsity poetry
Bryce Frey, Austin Miller and Matthew Ervin, 7th, varsity oral interpretation of drama
The speech team will travel to Burwell for their next competition on Saturday, Feb. 13.