2008-2009 Major Awards I will do my best to keep up this page. Check back to see how the MHS team is faring!
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|Milbank After School Oral Interp Festival||Jeremy DeVaal--1st Superior in Humorous
Kylie Poel--1st Superior in Oratory
|Milbank Novice Interp||Tommie Bohn--1st Superior in Prose|
|NSU Interp||Class A/AA Sweepstakes--1st place (6 years in a row)
Kylie Poel--Champion in Drama
Scott Athey--5th in Drama
Daniel Tuchscherer--5th in Prose
Brent Seehafer--4th in Humor
Aarron Schuelke--4th in Humor
Sarah Miller and Aarron Schuelke--5th in Duo
Reader's Theatre--Brent Seehafer, Scott Athey, Amanda Lambrechts, Sarah Miller--5th
Amanda Lambrechts--5th in Oratory
|Arlington Interp||Superior Plus ratings
Drama--Kylie Poel, Scott Athey
Prose--Breanna Dirksen, Daniel Tuchscherer
Humorous--Aarron Schuelke, Brent Seehafer, Jeremy DeVaal
Duo--Aarron Schuelke and Sarah Miller
Readers' Theater--Scott Athey, Amanda Lambrechts, Sarah Miller, and Jeremy Devaal
|Pumpkinstakes||1st in Class A sweepstakes
Top Discussion Awards--Megan Johnson, Sarah Cannedy, Emily Endrizzi, John Ward
|Sioux Falls Washington Warrior IE Contest||2nd in Class A Sweepstakes
Megan Ludwig--5th in Foreign Extemp
Kylie Poel--6th in Serious Plays
Daniel Tuchscherer--6th in Poetry
Daniel Tuchscherer--6th in Serious Prose
|Sioux Falls Roosevelt Debate Contest||2nd in Class A Sweepstakes
Tanya Baldwin and Danielle Dearborn--4-0 in Varsity Public Forum--4th place
|Dell Rapids Quarrier Interp||1st in Class A Sweepstakes
Kylie Poel in Serious Plays and Oratory
Daniel Tuchscherer in Poetry and Serious Prose
Breanna Dirksen in Serous Prose
Jeremy DeVaal in Humorous and Readers' Theatre
Sarah Miller in Readers' Theatre and Duet Interp
Scott Athey in Readers' Theatre
Amanda Lambrechts in Readers' Theatre
Aarron Schuelke in Humorous and Duo
|Aberdeen Central Golden Eagle Cup||Sweepstakes--2nd in Class A
Kylie Poel--2nd in Drama
Amanda Lambrechts and Natasha Hartman--3rd in JV Policy debate
Megan Ludwig--4th in Foreign Extemp
Daniel Tuchscherer--4th in Poetry
Daniel Tuchscherer--4th in Serious Prose
|Region Interp Contest||Sweepstaies--Region Champions and all entries
qualified for state.
Kylie Poel was champ in both Drama and Oratory.
Readers Theatre was the champ team--Scott Athey, Sarah Miller, Amanda Lambrechts and Jeremy DeVaal
Daniel Tuchscherer was champ in poetry and runner-up in prose.
Jeremy DeVaal was runner up in Humorous.
Aarron Schulke and Sarah Miller duo was runner-up.
|Watertown Novice Debate||Kylie Hagen and Brandi Nietart were undefeated. Along with Cheyenne Voeltz and Addy Scriver they were 5-1 and were given honorable mention|
|USF Cougar Classic||Team sweepstakes-2nd in Class A
Kylie Poel advanced to the final in both of her events. She placed fourth in Drama and fifth in Oratory
Daniel Tuchscherer was fifth in Serious Prose
|Aberdeen Ringneck Novice||Ribbon winners--John Ward and Tom Weber, Seth Philips and Jordan Hins, Kelsey Bergquist and Emma Christensen, Roxanna Bohn and Jeremy DeVaal|
|State A Oral Interp||Team of Excellence Award
Kylie Poel--Superior in Serious Plays
Kylie Poel--Superior in Non-Original Oratory
Daniel Tuchscherer--Superior in Poetry
Daniel Tuchscherer--Superior in Serious Prose
Jeremy DeVaal--Excellent in Humorous
Aarron Schuelke and Sarah Miller--Excellent in Duet
Sarah Miller, Scott Athey, Amanda Lambrechts and Jeremy Devaal--Excellent in Readers' Theatre
|Justin Maass Novice Debate||2nd place--Jeremy DeVaal, Roxanna Bohn,
Jordan Hins, and Seth Phillips
Undefeated Awards--Jeremy DeVaal and Roxanna Bohn, Jordan Hins and Seth Phillips
2-1--Addy Scriver and Cheyenne Voeltz
|Upper Dakota Forensic League||A Debate--Megan Ludwig and Daniel Tuchscherer--1st
B Debate--Megan Johnson, Natalie Reynen, Emily Endrizzi, and Sarah Cannedy--2nd
Public Forum Debate--Danielle Dearborn and Tanya Baldwin--2nd
Serious Interp--Kylie Poel--1st
A Extemp--Megan Ludwig--4th
B Oratory--Jacob Manlove--2nd, Brent Seehafer--4th, Brandi Niedert--5th
|Watertown Novice Extemp and Original Oratory||Oratory--Emma Christensen--3rd; Roxanna
Bohn--4th; Brenna Rausch--5th
Extemp--Mitchell Wagner--2nd; Nicole Buchele--4th
|Bell Debate and Individual Events (Shortened to one day because of storm)||Sweepstakes--1st in Class A
Jacob Manlove--3rd in Novice Oratory
Brent Seehafer--5th in Novice Oratory
Amanda Lambrechts and Natasha Hartman--fourth place in JV Policy, both also received speaker awards (top 4)
|Fargo Shanley PMJ debate||Sweepstakes
Scott Athey--Quarterfinalist in Varsity Lincoln/Douglas Debate
Daniellle Dearborn and Tanya Baldwin--Semi-finalists in Varsity Public Forum
|Sioux Falls Lincoln Silver Bowl||3rd in Class A Sweepstakes
Brent Seehafer and Jeremy DeVaal--2nd in Novice Public Forum
Ellie Reynen and Kelsey Johnson--2nd in Varsity Public Forum
|Speech Fiesta--Watertown||1st in Class A Sweepstakes
Ellie Reynen and Kelsey Johnson--Quarterfinalists in Varsity Public Forum
Megan Ludwig--Finalist in Varsity Foreign Extemp
|Lewis and Clark--Yankton||1st in Class A Sweepstakes
Ellie Reynen and Kelsey Johnson--Champions in Varsity Public Forum
Aarron Schuelke--Humorous Interp Finalist (4th)
Jacob Manlove--Novice Original Oratory Finalist (5th)
Natasha Hartman--Varsity Original Oratory Finalist (5th)
|Mundt Debate--Madison||Sweepstakes--tied for first in
Class A with Vermillion, and placed second on tiebreaker
Brenna Rausch--Finalist in Novice Oratory
Scott Athey--Finalisy in Varsity US Extemp
|Northern SD NFL District Qualifying tournament||Ellie Reynen and Kelsey
Johnson--Champions in Public Forum and qualifers for the national contest in
June in Birmingham, Alabama.
Tanya Baldwin and Danielle Dearborn--4th place in Public Forum (Second alternate)
Brent Seehafer and Brenna Rausch--9th place in Public Forum
Kylie Poel--1st Alternate in Drama
Megan Ludwig--7th place in International Extemp
|State Debate and IE--Yankton||Milbank finished as Class A
Kelsey Johnson and Ellie Reynen and Danielle Dearborn and Tanya Baldwin were co-champions in Public Forum Debate as they closed out the division.
Scott Athey was runner up in Lincoln/Douglas debate.
Megan Ludwig and Daniel Tuchscherer were semi-finalists in Policy Debate.
Megan Ludwig was second in International extemp and Ellie Reynen was fourth.
Scott Athey was third in US extemp and Mitchell Wagner was fifth.
|Upper Dakota Forensic League Congress||Daniel Tuchscherer was a finalist
for the JoAnne Thurman Memorial Award.
Mitchell Wagner was Outstanding PO in Inexperienced House 1. John Ward was Outstanding speaker in Inexperienced House 1. Jacob Manlove was Outstanding speaker in Inexperienced House 2. Nicole Buchele was Superior Speaker in Inexperienced House 2. John Ward and Kelsey Bergquist were nominated as a top speaker in their inexperienced houses as was Ellie Reynen in her experienced house.
|East River Student Congress||Mitchell Wagner was Outstanding PO in Inexperienced House 1. Jacob Manlove was Outstanding Speaker in Inexperienced House 1. Nicole Buchele was Outstanding Speaker in Inexperienced House 2. Daniel Tuchscherer was Superior Speaker in Experienced House 1. Scott Athey was Superior Speaker in Experienced House 3. Amanda Lambrechts was nominated as a top speaker in Experienced House 4.|
|Milbank Congress||Amanda Lambrechts was Outstanding PO in an Experienced House. Tim Whelan was Outstanding speaker in his Inexperienced House while Jon Ward was Superior Speaker.|
|NFL District Congress||Megan Ludwig is a finalist for a
DC Reutter award for Policy Debate. Ellie Reynen and Kelsey Johnson
are finalists for the Donus Roberts Award for Public Forum Debate.
Megan Ludwig was awarded a Reutter Award for Policy Debate. They are given to the top four debaters in the state.
Friday Results--Scott Athey was Superior Speaker in House 1. Daniel Tuchscherer was Superior Speaker in House 2. The following were finalists for speaker awards in their house: Megan Ludwig, Josh Grabow, Ellie Reynen, Tanya Baldwin, and Amanda Lambrechts.
Saturday Results--Daniel Tuchscherer was awarded outstanding speaker in his house. Megan Ludwig, Scott Athey, Elie Reynen, Tanya Baldwin, and Amanda Lambrechts were nominated for top speaker in their houses.
Overall results--Daniel is first alternate for nationals in his house, Scott Athey was second alternate for nationals in his house, and Megan Ludwig was third alternate in the senate. Others up for the award were Tanya Baldwin and Amanda Lambrechts.