The Joliet Central High School Speech team took third place out of 12 schools at the Morris High School speech tournament Dec. 1.
Central’s team was led by senior Hanna Hagerty, who was a double tournament champion in Dramatic Duet Acting with junior Johnna Grimm and in dramatic interpretation.
Grimm also took second place in humorous duet acting with junior Anthony Stockton. Senior Kiara Brown placed second in original oratory and third in impromptu speaking, sophomore Tammy Thompson was second in humorous interpretation and junior Jonathan Perkins was fifth in special occasion speaking.
Freshmen duo Keegan Srebro and Latrell McCullum were the top novice team in humorous duet acting, and novice competitor Eli Becker took top novice in prose reading.