JVC wins 6B Oral Interp

Courtesy photo Members of the winning James Valley Christian 6B Oral Inter team are, front from left: Belle Niederbaumer, Hope Mendel, Elaina Hohm and Jonathan Koel. Back: coach Jill Mendel, Andee Frandsen, Emily Schutt and Ally Hohm.

HURON — James Valley Christian won the District 6B Oral Interpretation contest championship, held Tuesday at the school, and will advance to Regions in the following categories: Duet Interp - Andee Frandsen and Belle Niederbaumer; Poetry - Belle Niederbaumer; Storytelling - Hope Mendel; Humorous Reading - Elaina Hohm; Serious Reading - Andee Frandsen; and Reader’s Theater - Ally, Hohm, Elaina Hohm, Jonathan Koel, Emily Schutt. In Non-original Oratory, Jonathan Koel made alternate.

Other schools competing were Doland, Faulkton Area, Hitchcock-Tulare, Sunshine Bible Academy, Wessington Springs, Wolsey-Wessington, and Woonsocket.