The Shakopee High School speech team had its subsection tournament last Thursday and finished in third place, with many students moving onto sections on April 6.
Members of the team and the categories they compete in are:
Arvind Maran, Great Speeches
Raj Panda, Discussion
Guatham Nair, Original Oratory
CJ Younger, Extemporaneous Reading
Sam Woodward, Drama
Snigdha Panda, Prose
Himani Joshi, Discussion
Aditi Rao, Informative
Jarred Garcia, Creative Expression
Owen Forsythe, Original Oratory
Aditya Prabhu, Discussion
Natasha Das, Extemporaneous Speaking
Shreya Avilala, Extemporaneous Speaking
Luke Stavedahl, Extemporaneous Speaking
Anjali Thomas, Prose
Amy Leivestad and Ella Harmeza, Duo
Manasa Valluru, Informative
Simran Rana, Storytelling
Agrim Joshi, Extemporaneous Speaking
Prior to that, the following students placed at the invitational in Roseville on March 16:
Sam Woodward, sixth place Next-in Discussion.
Andy Paranjape, honorable mention, Discussion.
Natasha Das, 2nd Place Next-in International Extemporaneous Speaking.
Shreya Avilala, 6th Place Next-In International Extemporaneous Speaking.
Himani Joshi, 2nd Place Next-In Discussion.
Agrim Joshi, honorable mention Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking.
Not Pictured: Gautham Nair, Merit Original Oratory.