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.