On Feb. 14 Members of the Ellinwood High School Forensics Team earned a trophy for 2nd place in team sweepstakes at the Sterling Invitational. Sixteen schools competed in the meet.
Jenna Snell won Original Oration and Hannah Maddy won Humorous Solo Acting. Maddy also placed 2nd in Informative Speaking, and Rachel Schloctermeier placed 5th in the same event. Connor Birzer placed 3rd in Original Oration, and Hannah Billinger placed 3rd in Humorous Solo Acting. Shiani Hughes placed 5th in Serious Solo Acting, and the pair of Jenna Collins and Megan Orndoff placed 6th in Duet Acting.
The team competes at Southeast of Saline on Feb. 11. They are coached by Julie Ann Jacobs and assisted by Angela Petersen.