03/23/12 Earlier this month the Plymouth High School Speech Team added another Sectional Championship to their string of more than 30 consecutive!

    Thursday afternoon about 4:30 the Plymouth Fire Department gave the speech team a proper send-off with an escorted the group on their trek south to the State Tournament.  The students will prepare for the competition on Friday with the meet taking place on Saturday.


    The Plymouth Speech Team out-distanced 2nd place Elkhart Central by a score of 234 to 85 in the 12-team field.

     The dominant performance was executed as PHS became the only team in the state to advance all 36 of its entries from the Sectional to the State Finals AND won 10 of the 14 events at the Sectional.  Individual champions in the Sectional competition included Rebecca Brumbaugh and Shelby Pratt in Memorized Duo, Jessica Cleveland in Drama, Patrick Felke in International Extemp, Cassie Gaines and Olivia Hilliard in Scripted Duo, Pauline Dagaas in Declamation, Michaila Nate in both USA Extemp and Impromptu, April Bowen and Kate Peters in Original Performance, Gracie Gilbertson in Poetry, and Shelby Pratt in Humor.