Orangeville is part of the Speech Co-Op with Lena-Winslow High School. Information about the speech team & schedule can be found on their webpage here.
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Check back often!Highlights of the 2016-17 Season:
*Justin Malone finished 4th in Radio Speaking, and the Dramatic Duet Acting team of Sierra Hildebrand and Lucas Boomgarden finished in 11th place at the Huntley Sectional Speech Tournament on February 11th.
*Results from the Feb. 4 IHSA Freeport Regional Speech Tournament:
Overall Team Ranking: 3rd out of 11 (This is our 8th top 5 finish in the past 9 years). The following students are advancing to the Huntley Sectional Speech Tournament:
Humorous Duet Acting: Asa Lake & Eiley MacDougall (2nd place)
Humorous Interpretation: Asa Lake (4th place)
Impromptu: Hope Enck (1st place)
Original Comedy: John Jurkovic (3rd place)
Poetry: Adisyn Hoff (4th place)
Radio: Justin Malone (1st place)
Special Occasion Speaking: Adisyn Hoff (3rd place)
*Justin Malone had a 4th place finish in Radio Speaking and Sierra Hildebrand & Lucas Boomgarden got a 7th place award in Dramatic Duet Acting at the Jefferson High School Speech Tournament on January 28th.
*Justin Malone had a 5th place finish in Radio Speaking at the Waubonsie Valley Speech Tournament on January 14th.
*Justin Malone earned a first place award in radio speaking at the Saturday, January 7th Le-Win/Orangeville speech tournament. Also, placing 6th in Dramatic Duet Acting were Sierra Hildebrand and Lucas Boomgarden!
*Justin Malone received a 3rd place varsity award at the Dec. 17th Byron Speech Tournament. Also participating were Noah Asche and Lucas Boomgarden.
*Justin Malone had a 6th place Varsity finish in Radio Speaking at the Rochelle Speech Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 10th. Also participating were Noah Asche, Lucas Boomgarden, and Sierra Hildebrand.
Highlights of the 2015-16 Season:
* Justin Malone had an 8th place finish in Radio Speaking at the Rochelle Novice/JV Speech Tournament Nov. 21st
* Justin Malone had a 6th place varsity finish in radio speaking at the Dec. 5th DeKalb Speech Tournament. There were 47 competitors in his category.
* Justin Malone earned a 4th place finish in Radio Speaking at the Rochelle Speech Tournament Saturday Dec. 12th.
*Noah Asche placed 3rd at the Byron Speech Tournament, held December 19. Justin Malone also won a 4th place award.
*Noah Asche got a 3rd place award and Lucas Boomgarden a 6th place award at the Le-Win/Orangeville Speech Tournament held in Lena on January 11th.
*Justin Malone earned a 1st place finish in Radio Speaking at the January 30th Rockford Auburn Speech Tournament.
*Lucas Boomgarden & Justin Malone competed at the Regional Speech tournament in Byron on February 6th, and Justin advanced on to the Sectional competition.
Dramatic Duet Acting: 3rd (advanced to Sectionals)
Dramatic Interpretation: 4th (advanced to Sectionals)
Extemporaneous: 4th (advanced to Sectionals)
Humorous Duet Acting: 5th
Humorous Interpretation: 6th
Impromptu: 4th (advanced to Sectionals)
Oratorical Declamation: 6th
Original Comedy: 6th
Original Oratory: 6th
Radio: 2nd (advanced to Sectionals)
Special Occasion Speaking: 6th
As a team, the Le-Win/Orangeville co-op finished 5th out of 9 teams, which is the 7th top five finish in the past 8 years!
*OHS freshmen, Justin Malone, finished 4th at the 2016 Freeport Sectional Speech Competition, one ranking away from advancing to the State Tournament. This is the highest ranking of any freshmen from either co-op school, Lena-Winslow or Orangeville, in the program’s history. Congratulations Justin!!
*Congratulations to Orangeville freshman Justin Malone on winning the Bright Star Award, given to a promising high school freshman drama student at the 11th Annual Voice Awards held at Freeport’s Masonic Temple on Wednesday, May 4. Justin receives a scholarship at the prestigious Timberlake Playhouse Theater Camp this summer.