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Highlights of the Week

posted Mar 6, 2017, 5:58 AM by Pam Frangedakis

Congratulations to:

* The following students for placing at National History Day district contest at Peru State College Friday, February 24th. The following students will compete at the state level on April 8th at Nebraska Wesleyan University. 

Individual Website 4th Place - Sophomore Dylan Boettcher

Individual Documentary 2nd Place - Sophomore Thomas Kracl 

Individual Exhibit 3rd Place - Sophomore Sarah Sullivan 


* The Nebraska City High School Pioneer Speech Team wrapped up regular season competition at the Waverly High School Mar. 4, bringing home four championships and finishing second by four points to Gretna High School. Oliver Borchers-Williams, junior won both varsity extemporaneous and persuasive speaking; Shea Kinnison, junior, won novice poetry; and Sam Biaggi, sophomore, won novice humorous interpretation.

Eighteen Pioneer Speakers competed Saturday. In addition to the four event championships, in varsity competition, Maria Andrade, senior, was second in poetry interpretation; Sadie Giles, sophomore, finished second in extemporaneous speaking; Chloe Higgins, junior, was third in informative speaking; Victoria Hernandez, senior, with Aubrey Thurman, junior, placed fourth in duet, Makensi Blum, junior, finished fifth in informative speaking; and Aubrey Thurman was sixth in entertainment speaking. In novice competition, Sarah Murray, freshman, finished fourth in serious interpretation; Thomas Kracl, sophomore, was fifth in extemporaneous speaking; and Vinh Phan, freshman, was sixth in humorous interpretation.