Extracurricular Activities Fine & Performing Arts Students

Talking Rams Take Home the Wins at George Armstrong Heart of Illinois Speech Invitational

The team poses for a group photo.

Nine members of the Talking Rams, the high school speech and debate team traveled to Bradley University to compete in the George Armstrong Heart of Illinois Speech Invitational! This tournament is our toughest of the semester and is only offered to varsity members. This year was the group’s best performance at the tournament in the past six years!

Congratulations to the following students:

HUMOROUS INTERPRETATION
Ande Siegel (10th) – 6th place

RADIO SPEAKING
Ande Siegel (10th) – Semifinalist

IMPROMPTU SPEAKING
Patrick Naughton (12th) – Semifinalist

DUO INTERPRETATION
Noah DiAntonio (12th) and Patrick Naughton (12th) – 4th place
Olivia Liu (10th) and Hale Masaki (10th) – 6th place

EXTEMPORANEOUS SPEAKING
Noah DiAntonio (12th) – 4th place
Pranay Peddinti (12th) – 6th place
Max Kornfeld (10th) – Semifinalist
Patrick Naughton (12th) – Semifinalist

INDIVIUDAL SWEEPSTAKES
Noah DiAntonio (12th) – 3rd place
Patrick Naughton (12th) – 4th place

This is the first time any students from Ladue have placed in individual sweepstakes!