FDL High School Forensics
Fond du Lac High School’s (FHS) Forensics team recently attended two state competitions—the Wisconsin High School Forensics Association (WHSFA) and the Wisconsin Forensics Coaches Association (WFCA). Students had an opportunity to compete in various categories and the FHS students competed in poetry or prose reading, play or solo serious acting, 4-minute speaking, oratory, Moments in History, or radio announcing categories and at the WHSFA were judged in their delivery on a scale of 25. Gold medals were awarded for a perfect score; silver was awarded for 23-24 points; and bronze was awarded for 20-22 points. At the WHSFA, Fondy High students placed as follows in the categories listed:
Dakota Vaughan - Gold Prose Reading
Thomas Chitwood - Gold Oratory
Aaron De Witt - Gold Moment's in History
Bobby Gruenstern - Gold Poetry Reading
Anne Wilhelms - Silver Prose Reading
Dominic Rosado - Silver 4 Minute Speaking
Samantha Eck - Silver Poetry Reading
Kylee Thompson - Silver Solo Serious Acting
Jenny Garrison - Silver Radio Announcing
Simon Riter - Silver Radio Announcing
Haruka Yukioka - Silver Prose Reading
Gwen Salm - Silver Prose Reading
Paige Richardson - Silver Play Acting
Ally Duffy - Silver Play Acting
Erika Schilling - Silver Play Acting
Andrew Woodruff - Bronze Moments in History
At the Wisconsin Forensics Coaches Association (WFCA) State meet Dakota Vaughan advanced through semi-finals and finals for his prose reading. He was ranked third in the entire state for his performance.
Shown at Ripon College for WFCA (L-R grades in parentheses): Paige Richardson (9), Ally Duffy (9), Allyson Balthazor (10), Erika Schilling (9), Kylee Thompson (10), Haruka Yukioka (9) held by Coach Khristy Kielman, Gwen Salm (9), and Anne Wilhelms (9) Not pictured: Samantha Eck
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