ORIGINALLY WRITTEN BY STAFF
The Hillsboro High School forensics team received two first place finishes and one second place in three of its last four meets.
Following is a list of the meets and those who placed.
Abilene, Feb 5: Casey Reece, first, humorous solo; Jackie Grunau, second, humorous solo; Heidi Friesen, second, serious solo; Nicole Bodiford, third, informative; Casey Reece and Scott Isaac, third, interpretive duet acting; Heidi Friesen, fourth, poetry; Sara Berg, sixth, prose. The team placed second.
Marion, Feb. 17: Allison Dirks, first, prose; Andrea Luna, first, informative; Casey Reece, first humorous solo; Heidi Friesen, first, serious solo; Scott Isaac and Casey Reece, first, interpretive duet acting; Allison Dirks, second, oration; Nicole Bodiford, second, informative; Robyn Hiebert, second, extemporaneous speaking; Heidi Friesen, second, poetry; Grant Anderson, third, serious solo; Kristina Roble, fourth, prose; Adrien Bebermeyer, fourth, oration; Grant Anderson, fourth, humorous solo; Aislinn Conrad, fourth, serious solo; Andy Anderson and Adrien Bebermeyer, fourth, duet; Alisa Jost, fifth extemperaneous speaking; Kristina Roble, fifth, humorous solo; Scott Isaac, sixth, poetry; Caleb Dirks and Andy Anderson, seventh, interpretive duet acting. The team place first at the meet.
Berean Invitational, Feb. 19: Andrea Luna, first, informative; Heidi Friesen, first poetry; Casey Reece, first, humorous solo; Heidi Friesen, first, dramatic solo; Adrien Bebermeyer, second, oration; Scott Isaac, second, poetry; Kristina Roble, second, humorous solo; Andrea Luna, third, prose; Allison Dirks, fourth, oration; Robyn Hiebert, fourth, extemp; Grant Anderson, sixth, humorous solo; Hannah Forsythe, sixth, dramatic solo. The team placed first.
First- and second-place finishers qualified for state championships and third- and fourth-place finishers qualified for state festival.