Pella Christian High School continued their successful speech forensic season at the IHSSA’s District Individual Events competition on Saturday, February 23 at Centerville High School. 8 of the 10 events entered received I’s and a spot at the State competition on March 9 at Vinton-Shellsburg High School.
The Iowa High School Speech Association (IHSSA) had over 40,000 students participate across the state at the District level. The Pella Christian team is coached by Helen Luhrs and Marlo Van Peursem.
PCHS students earning the I’s at the District event include: Jaclyn Kuyers (Prose), Cory Van Gilst (Lit Program and Musical Theatre), Malia Beatty (Poetry and Storytelling), Breanna Terpstra (Prose), Courtney Griggs (Prose), Jordan Breon (Storytelling).
Events receiving II’s include Jessi Vos (Musical Theatre) and Breanna Terpstra (Musical Theatre).