Weeks - Fred H. Marshall Evening Chronicle (Marshall, Michigan) 27 March 1936 p 1
J MARSHALL ! WINS TWO. CONTESTS; Local Students Gain First Place in Declamation Declamation and Extempore Extempore Speaking Marshall high school won two out of three first places yesterday in the sub-district speech contest at Hillsdale c ; college, Joe Schroeder and Tommy Browiifield attaining the decision in declamation and extempore speaking, respectively. The oratory event was won by Leona ShyeWof Coldwater, with Kenneth Albaugh, of Marshall,! finishing third. ; Winners of the three contests ! will compete in the distiict con-; test at Homer next Friday, April i Bl 3. : Marshall High School j. speech club will entertain stu- . den ts of all other Twin Valley * Conference Schools who have « taken part in forensics this » year at a social event here May 9, it was announced this morning morning by Theral Herrick, Maish- all speech coach. The event will involve close to fifty boys and girls. Schroeder's topic was "Labels, wh ile Brownfield chose "Roosevelt an< j conservation" as his subject, Six Schools Besides Marshall, the schools ; compsting were Albion, Coldwater, Hillsdale, Homer and Lakeview. Fred H. Weeks, Coldwater speech acted as Chairman, and the ! coaches of the six schools served as Judges. Besides the local entrant, those to taking part in oratory were Ro- berta Weiner, minor Tiout and I Worf novlnv nUiPt- nnntpstanis in Ned Bayley. Other contestants in | declamation were Neva Bell, Harper Harper Hull, Ruth Penoyar and Donna Baisch, while other students com- of. peting in extempore speaking were Robert Esliiig, Erwin Feller, Hes- ter Myers and Josephine Ham-, ! ment. Toe event was in reality a Twin 1 valley Conference contest, owing I to to the fact the conference, in Itself J comprises a sub-district. The stu- dents were entertained by Hills- ' date college after the. contest, with! o, t „__* «„,, -m i «„„ ; dinner at East Hall. Theral local speech coach, accompanied accompanied the local participants to Hillsdale.