Mineral Point High School’s top public speakers showcased their skills Friday, April 15 at the Wisconsin High School Forensic Association’s State Meet held at UW-Madison.

Results for the Pointers are as follows:

Gold “Critic’s Choice” 25 points (perfect score): Addy Chambers, Demonstration; Clara Chambers, Four Minute; Addison Dailey, Group Interp; Abby Dunbar, Prose; Morgan Fitzsimmons, Farrago; Jaynie Gorgen, Group Interp; Destinee Kruser, Group Interp; Grant Rose, Group Interp; Trevor Ross, Special Occasion; McKenzie Schmitz, Four Minute; Sydney Staver, Group Interp; Cole Wilson, Special Occasion.

Silver “All-State” 23-24 points: Michaela Acherman, Play Acting; Mara Aschliman, Play Acting; Danielle Blum, Storytelling; Fulton Flanary, Moments in History; Zula Flanary, Poetry; Fran Hagen, Poetry; Josie Lindholm, Farrago; Kyla Lindsey, Play Acting; Elizabeth Moellers, Solo Acting; Rebekah Ottoway, Poetry; Dana Schmitz, Play Acting; Katie Wilson, Play Acting.

Bronze “Finalist” 20-22 points: Haakon Schriefer, Moments in History.

Adjudicators are instructed to be discriminating and certain each contestant receiving the Critic’s Choice is indeed excellent in all criteria for evaluation. Contestants are reminded that advancing to the State Festival is an achievement in its own right, and earning awards beyond that represents rigorous standards.

Congratulations, students!