Spartan drama team captures second place at State
The Baker High School speech and drama team competed at the State Class B meet in Ennis Jan. 29-30. The drama team placed second overall, and Devon Solberg led the team with a first place state championship in Humorous Solo. Olivia Mahon placed third in Serious Solo, Anna Espeland and Megan Greiff placed fourth in Serious Duo, Isaac Rost earned third place in Impromptu. MaKenzy Shipstead placed fifth in MPA, Jaden Miller – fifth in Original Oratory, Taylyn Dukart – eighth in LD Debate, and Taiken Goerndt (MPA) lost in a tie going into finals.
The team is coached by head coach Mike Davis. Assistant coaches are Dena Kirschten and Carole Bettenhausen.