Speech Co-Op

Orangeville is part of the Speech Co-Op with Lena-Winslow High School in Lena, IL.  

Information about the speech team & schedule can be found on their school webpage here.

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2018-19 Season:


Oct. 27 Huntley Cancelled
Nov. 17 Rochelle (Novice Tournament)
Dec. 1 Stockton
Dec. 8 Rochelle
Dec. 15 Byron
Jan. 5 Home (at Lena)
Jan. 18 & 19 Downers Grove South
Jan. 26 Rockford Jefferson
Feb. 2 Regionals in Freeport
Feb. 9 Sectionals in Rochelle
Feb. 15 & 16 State Tournament at Peoria Civic Center
*Dates & times subject to change. Most up-to-date information can be found on the Le-Win website or Facebook link above*

2018-19 Season:

*Congratulations to Ronan O’Brien on his first place finish in radio speaking at the Rochelle Novice Speech Tournament on Saturday, November 17th!

2017-18 Season:

*What an end to the season! Justin Malone finished in 5th place at State in Peoria on Feb. 16-17, in Radio Speaking!  The Lena-Winslow/Orangeville Speech Team finished the season tied for 27th overall out of 86 teams.

Justin Malone, winner of 5th place in Radio Speaking at the State Speech Tournament in Peoria.

*Justin Malone won the Sectional Championship in Radio Speaking at the Sectional Speech Tournament held at Huntley High School on February 10th.  Justin will advance to the IHSA State Speech Tournament to be held in Peoria – the first Orangeville student to ever do so!

Justin Malone after his sectional win in Radio Speaking at Huntley.

*Lucas Boomgarden & Justin Malone competed in the Regional Speech Tournament at Freeport HS on February 3rd.  Justin finished 1st in Radio Speaking and 2nd in Oratorical Declamation and will advance to the Sectional Speech Tournament.  This is Justin’s second consecutive Regional Championship award in Radio Speaking. 

*Justin Malone received 1st and 2nd place finishes at the Rockford Jefferson Speech Tournament on January 27th. The team ranked 2nd place overall in the small school division.

*Justin Malone competed at the large Downers Grove South Speech Tournament on January 20th.  He placed 7th out of 93 contestants in the Radio Speaking category.

Justin Malone at the Downers Grove South Speech Tournament on January 20th

*At the River Ridge Speech Tournament on January 13th, Justin Malone finished had a first place finish in Radio Speaking and 2nd place in Oratorical Declamation, and Lucas Boomgarden placed 6th in Impromptu Speaking. The Le-Win/Orangeville team ranked 3rd place overall.

*Justin Malone received a 1st place finish in Radio Speaking and a 2nd place award in Oratorical Declamation at the home meet on January 6th.

Justin Malone with his two first place medals at the Byron Speech Tournament on 12/16/17.  His top prizes were in Radio Speaking and Oratorical Declamation.

*Justin Malone received two first place finishes in the Byron Speech Tournament on Dec. 16, 2017.  His top prizes were in Radio Speaking and Oratorical Declamation.  The speech team finished in 6th place out of a field of 17 teams.

Le-Win/Orangeville Speech Team after team 1st place ranking at the Stockton Speech Tournament on Dec. 2nd.

*Results from the Dec. 2 Warhawk Pow Wow (Stockton) Speech Tournament:  Overall Team Ranking: 1st
Dramatic Duet Acting: Abby Strominger/Maddie Meador 4th (Varsity)
Dramatic Interpretation: Mollee Brumfield 2nd (Varsity)
Extemporaneous: Ashlyn Enck 2nd (Varsity)
Humorous Interpretation: Asa Lake 1st (Varsity)
Impromptu: Lucas Boomgarden 4th (Varsity)
Informative: Jennifer Swedlund 4th (Novice)
Original Comedy: John Jurkovic 3rd (Varsity), Lucas Schoaf 4th (Varsity)
Oratorical Declamation: Justin Malone 2nd (Varsity)
Original Oratory: Alysse Potter 5th (Varsity)
Poetry: Abby Strominger 1st (Varsity), Mollee Brumfield 4th (Varsity)
Prose: Lucas Boomgarden 5th (Varsity)
Radio: Justin Malone 1st (Varsity), Lucas Boomgarden 2nd (Varsity)
Special Occasion Speaking: Ashlyn Enck 3rd (Varsity)

Justin Malone with asst. coach Eric Dobner at the Huntley Speech Tournament on October 28.

*Results from the Oct. 28 Huntley Speech Tournament:
Dramatic Duet Acting: Abby Strominger/Maddie Meador- 2nd (Novice)
Poetry Reading: Abby Strominger- 3rd (Novice)