Geneseo High School Speech Team competes at Regional

Claudia Loucks
Geneseo High School Regional Speech competitors were, from left, Sam Gerstel, Olivia Egert, Keira Schehl, Frances Henderson, Joe Versluis, Shay Schehl and Josie Bull.
There are nine students on this year’s Speech Team, but Katelynn McMahill and Colin McConville are not in the photo because they were unable to go to Regional.
Four members of the Geneseo High School Speech Team qualified to advance to the Morris Sectional competition. They are, from left, Olivia Egert, 2nd place in Oratorical Declamation; Keira Schehl, fourth place in Poetry; Frances Henderson, first place in Impromptu; and Josie Bull, second place in Humorous Interpretation.
Geneseo High School Speech Team member Frances Henderson was named Regional Champion in Impromptu Speaking at the IHSA Regional Speech Tournament held Feb. 5 at Monmouth-Roseville. Head coach for the GHS Speech Team is Jeanne Brucher, librarian, GHS Building Leadership Team Co-Leader, GMS Student Council Advisor, GHS Speech Team Advisor.