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ELC speech students earn all-state recognition

Ensemble, one-act play participants receive designation

February 5, 2013
By David Swartz - Managing Editor , Estherville Daily News

Estherville Lincoln Central's one-act play and ensemble participants learned they earned all-state recognition.

The two groups performed this past Saturday at the state large group contest in LeMars. The students will not perform, but they will travel to the Iowa State University Campus in Ames to watch other all-state performers.

Instructor Michael Maffin directed the ensemble group of Becca Lair, Brianna Enerson, Cheyanne Lepird and Reese Vedder.

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Estherville Lincoln Central’s Brianna Enerson, Cheyanne Lepird, Reese Vedder and Becca Lair made up the ensemble group that earned all-state recognition following the state large group competition in LeMars on Saturday. Above, the group performed at last Thursday’s ELC Coffeehouse at the Elks Lodge.
EDN photo by Michael Tidemann

The performed a play called "This Dream," a humorous classroom scene in which students experience test anxiety.

Taking part in the one-act play were Bobbi Hansen, Tristan Waterman, Paige Stoliker, Season Burton, Lair, Enerson, Kyle Marks, Zach Humble, Madison Burns and Brandon Sharar.

Their play had a more serious with the subject of high school bullying. Amy Condon directed that show.

"Both directors were impressed with the ballots received from the judges," said Maffin. "They were highly complimentary of the students' abilities as performers."

Speech students are currently in the process of rehearsing for individual speech contests, which will be held Saturday, Feb. 23 at Bishop Garrigan High School in Algona.



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