Bardstown Middle School’s Speech & Drama team captured first place honors at the Louisville Regional Speech and Drama tournament this past weekend. This makes the third year in a row that the team has taken first place. In addition, Mrs. Karen Wilson, coach, was nominated for Coach of the Year for the Louisville Region.
Those who took first place and were named Regional Champions:
Impromptu Speaking – Eli Hill
Improv Duo – Kenlee Cahoe & Zoie Kelty
Duo Acting – Brooklynn Wilson & Ean Hill
Extemporaneous Speaking – Sarah Spalding
Humorous & Dramatic Interpretation – Samuel Blevens
Storytelling – Samuel Blevens
Solo Acting – Olivia Newton
Poetry – Ying Lin
BMS captured first place in 8 out of 12 categories.
Broadcasting – Brooklynn Wilson
Original Oratory – Ying Lin
Duo Acting – Skyler Kehm & Kate Clark
Extemporaneous Speaking – Ean Hill
HIDI – Olivia Newton
Poetry – Jordan Clements
Storytelling – Coy Booker
BMS students came in second place in 7 out of 12 categories.
Third & Fourth Place:
Broadcasting -- 4th place—Coy Booker
Declamation -- 3rd Place—Kasey Morgan
Impromptu Speaking --3rd Place--Taylor Ellis
Improv Duo -- 3rd Place—Hannah Kehm & Autumn Roggentine
4th place—Destiny Price & Tayon Clay
Original Oratory - 3rd Place--Eli Hill
Duo acting - 3rd Place—Makenzie Burgin & Thalia Lopez
Extemporaneous Speaking - 3rd Place—Jackson Culver
Humorous & Dramatic Interpretation - 3rd Place –Eli Hill
Poetry - 4th place—Zoie Kelty
Solo Acting - 3rd Place---Skyler Kehm
The team is preparing for state competition, which will be held in March.