LSW Forensics Earns National Award
The Lincoln Southwest Speech Team finished in 5th place at this year’s National Individual Events Tournament of Champions, held May 13-15 in San Antonio, Texas.
With 10 of its 12 competitors placing in their events, Southwest earned an Act 3 Nomination for team scoring in the large entry division.
Students receiving awards included:
- Will Folsom, 3rd place in Humorous Interpretation
- Alex Pieloch, 4th place in Expository Speaking
- Lucy Kneifl, 5th place in Expository Speaking
- Grant Thomas, 7th place in Original Oratory,
- Emma Gruhl & Abby Graham, 9th place in Duet Acting
- Jeff Athey, Humorous Interpretation
- Andrew Francis, Humorous Interpretation
- Alex Pieloch, Original Oratory
- Austin Blankenau & Andrew Francis, Duo Interpretation
- DeWayne Taylor & Will Folsom, Duo Interpretation
The team is coached by Matt Heimes.