Holt County speech competitors brought home more than a dozen medals from the Nebraska Speech Championships in Kearney on Friday.
In Class C2, Chase Harrison from West Holt earned sixth place in serious prose, and also teamed up with Bailey Boh to finish fifth in duet acting.
In Class D2, several Holt County schools were well represented and picked up medals in seven categories:
Poetry - 4. Dani Anderson, Ewing
Entertainment - 7. Landon Crabtree, Chambers
Informative - 5. Elle Schmaderer, Stuart
Persuasive - 3. Peyton Alder, Stuart
Serious - 2. Vera Butterfield, St. Mary's
Duet - 4. Katie Hawk and Sarah Hawk, Ewing
OID - 5. Stuart - Peyton Alder, Brook Doke, Kennison Kunz, Christopher VanMeter, Zachary Michka