Speech students compete at national tourney


Doug Radunich

Becca Treat, left, and Kaylyn Wessel act out their dramatic duet from "My Sister's Keeper" at the PVCC. The two also performed the piece at the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions in May, and will showcase it again at the National High School Speech and Debate Tournament June 15-20.

Two students became the first from Carbon County School District No. 2's speech team to compete at the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions (NIETOC), held May 9-11 at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn.

Speech students Kaylyn Wessel and Becca Treat, both Encampment High School seniors, competed using Jodi Picoult's "My Sister's Keeper" as their duo piece. Individually, Wessel competed with her drama piece entitled "January First" by Michael Schofield.

The duo did not make finals, but their points indicated they were in the top 30 out of close to nearly 80 duos. Wess...

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