Division I ratings across the board for ACHS speech

The ACHS Large Group Speech Team’s Reader’s Theater received a Division I rating. From left, back, Trell Amoss, Grant Wilson, Olivia Kaster, Reganne Eads, Bella Sovern, Cain Campbell, Stephanie Williamson, Averi Drake; front, Coach Kylie La Rue, Cheyenne Selvy, Abby Perry, Sophia Hopkins, Makayla Summers, Alyssa Prevo, Coach Katie Lawson.

The Albia Community High School Large Group Speech Team did what few teams have ever done. Every act they brought to the state meet from districts received a Division I rating. Every act entering districts also received I ratings.

The Large Group competition was held the Saturday before last in Cedar Rapids.

Earning I ratings were: Caitlyn Fontana, Samantha DeMeyer, Izzy Kent, Ensemble Acting; Gavin Archer, Nick Perry, Improv; Caleb Toopes and Austin Stanley, Improv; Hailey Smith, Faith Zanoni, Tatum Pearson, Improv; Kathryn Maddy, Averi Drake, Abby Perry, Bella Sovern, Ensemble Acting; Trell Amoss, Grant Wilson, Olivia Kaster, Reganne Eads, Bella Sovern, Cain Campbell, Stephanie Williamson, Averi Drake, Coach Kylie La Rue, Cheyenne Selvy, Abby Perry, Sophia Hopkins, Makayla Summers, Alyssa Prevo, Coach Katie Lawson, Readers Theater; Reganne Eads, Makalya Summers, Sophia Hopkins, Alyssa Prevo, Improv and Sarah Matt and Gavin Archer, Ensemble Acting.