Kerr speech team wins sweepstakes

The Kerr Speech team competed at the Langham Creek tournament this pass weekend. The team won first place sweepstakes against 30 other schools. This is the teams’ fourth first-place sweepstakes in a row.

Rem Aitbouchireb and Janette Nguyen qualified to compete at the state competition for duo. Nguyen and Mariah Menedez qualified to compete at a state and the I.E. national competition in Colorado in duet.

Complete results are below.

In Acting: Rem Aitbouchireb & Christina Tahtouh, 3rd Duo Finals; Feyisayo Ogunlana & Saul Flores, 6th Duo Finals; Rem Aitbouchireb & Jannette Nguyen, 1st Duet Finals; Mariah Menendez & Christina Tahtouh, 2nd Duet Finals; Feyisayo Ogunlana & Saul Flores, 6th Duet Finals.

In  Interpretation: Rem Aitbouchireb, 3rd Prose Finals; Jannette Nguyen, 5th Prose Finals; Huy Bui, 4th Poetry Finals; Leena Mashni, 4th Novice Prose Finals; Vivian Uzoechi, 6th Novice Prose Finals & 7th Novice Poetry Finals.

In Speaking: Shanrick Mullings, 3rd DX Finals & 4th Impromptu Finals; Mohammed Fraaz, 5th Impromptu Finals; Jannette Nguyen, 3rd Oratory Finals; Isaiah Mogaji, 4th NX Finals; Gwendolyn Natividad, 2nd Novice Oratory Finals; Majesty Adjakidje, 4th Novice Oratory Finals; Jannelly Areche, 6th Novice Oratory Finals.

In Congress/Debate:  Majesty Adjakidje, Semifinals in NLD; Ethan Ngo, Octo-Finals in NLD; Odera Udolisa, Octo-Finals in NLD; Bao Nguyen, Octo-Finals in NLD;  ; Shanrick Mullings, 4th Congress; Mohammed Fraaz, 5th Congress; Isaiah Mogaji, 1st Novice Congress; Jannelly Areche, 2nd Novice Congress; Paul Yang, 3rd Novice Congress; Lani Doan, 4th Novice Congress; Gwendolyn Natividad, 5th Novice Congress

In addition, Jannette Nguyen earned a NIETOC bid in Dramatic; Jannette Nguyen earned a NIETOC bid in Oratory; Rem Aitbouchireb earned a NIETOC bid in Dramatic; Huy Bui & Beverly Mejia earned a NIETOC bid in Duo; Christina Tahtouh & Rem Aitbouchireb earned a NIETOC bid in Duo; Rem Aitbouchireb & Jannette Nguyen earned a NIETOC bid in Duet; Mariah Menendez & Christina Tahtouh earned a NIETOC bid in Duet; Feyisayo Ogunlana & Saul Flores earned a NIETOC bid in Duo and a NIETOC; bid in Duet. A person needs two NIETOC bids to qualify for nationals.