Hip hip hooray! A big congratulations to our #PointerNation Forensics Team for earning the Excellence in Speech Award from the Wisconsin Interscholastic Speech & Dramatic Arts Association, placing us in the top 5% of all schools at the state meet! This is the third year in a row we have earned this prestigious accolade and are one of only 15 schools in the entire state to be recognized. Way to go!

#PointerNation has a fine tradition of Forensics success and this year was certainly no exception! Congratulations to our State Speech participants this past Friday in DeForest:
Earning a perfect score of 25 and gold medals were:
— Expository: Anthony Buleje Cadena
— Farrago: Maci Muchow
— Farrago: Regan Schuette
— Group Interpretation: Drew Aschliman, Malea Aschliman, Eli Lindsey, Laci Lindsey & Landon Thousand
— Group Interpretation: Brett Bossert, Jacob Phillips, Atley Potterton, Alex Ross & Jaxson Wendhausen
— Impromptu: Kalea Biddick
— Play Acting: Libby Dunn, Ryley Reichling, Tobin Shea
— Poetry: Faye Schuette
— Prose: Lilli Berget
— Prose: Josie Dunn
— Prose: Lila Thousand
— Radio Speaking: Matthew Goninen
Silver (23-24 points)
— Expository: Derek Hottenstein
— Group Interpretation: Madisyn Heim, Morgan Lee, Sadie Miller, Sophie Miller & Ronica Thousand
— Impromptu: Madelyn Steffes
— Play Acting: Julianna Cool, Brooke Paynter, Finn Renwick & Taitin Riley
— Poetry: Anthony Luu
— Prose: Ella James
Bronze (20-22 points)
— Expository: Bryce Vamstad
Congratulations, all!