Congratulations to the following Perry High Students who qualified for the Iowa High School Speech Association State Contest at Nevada High School on Saturday, March 9.

Rylynn Gilmore — Literary Program (“Moving On”) and Poetry (“Desks are Not Bulletproof”)

Camden Studer — Public Address (“My Son was a Columbine Shooter”) and Radio News

Kaylynn Bousman — Spontaneous Speaking and Storytelling (“There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly”)

Madison Mason — Original Oratory (“Mental Illness”) and Radio News

Ainsley Marburger — Improv and Solo Musical Theater (“Popular” from Wicked)

Aliyah Taggart — Poetry (“Trolls”) Bree Martin — Spontaneous Speaking

Kayla McFarland — Storytelling (“Tough Cookie”)

Zoe Meyer — Literary Program (“Trees”)

Adriana Eastman — Prose (“The Cranberry Sauce has Something to Say”)

Dannah Karolus — Acting (“A Leap Year Leap”)

Jamileth Sarceno — Storytelling (“The Festive Dress”)

Brianna Fields — Literary Program (“Dirty Dishes”)

The PHS Speech Program is directed by Wendy Bollhoefer and Allisa Bahney.