Speech Team Sends Eight to State, Junior Patel Takes Individual 2nd

UPDATE 2/23/16:

Congratulations to junior Palak Patel for placing 2nd in the IHSA State Final contest in Dramatic Interpretation!

In addition, a large congratulations goes to fellow speech competitor Alyssa Herrera, who has accepted a University of Alabama Forensics Scholarship. She will be compete for the Alabama Crimson-Tide Speech team in the fall.

Alyssa Herrera
Alyssa Herrera
Palak Patel
Palak Patel

Original post 2/17/16:

The Huntley High School Speech Team advanced participants in eight events to the IHSA State contest in Peoria this weekend, the most events HHS has ever sent to State. Heading into the competition, the HHS team is ranked #8 in the state on the Speechwire IHSA site.

The following students will be competing this weekend:

  • Robert Allen
  • Kate Emmel
  • Alyssa Herrera
  • Joey White
  • Palak Patel
  • Shamika Patil
  • Becca Zayas
  • Lexie Ziolkowski

Good luck!