February 10, 1949 Spotlite
Home Declamatory Winners Chosen

Winners of the home declamatory contest held at the auditorium on Wednesday night, were selected by judges, Joe H. McGrath, Maxine Harris and Fredda Hinz.

Winners of first and second ratings in three divisions were
Oratorical: Sally Schrum giving "Three Ways to Kingdom Come," and Gaylord Frank, "America and world Communism."

Dramatic: Marilyn Popp, giving, "The Darkest Hour," first; and Carol Jean Petersen, giving "Rebecca," second.

Humorous: Rose Ann Rix, giving, "One Big happy Family," first; LaVonne Hargens, giving "Brothers Take a Bow," second.

Music was added entertainment with the following numbers being given: Marjorie Kienapfel singing, "Songs My Mother Taught Me," accompanied by Esther Stryzewski. Lynn Rix singing "A Joyful May," accompanied by Miss Stryzewski.

Both numbers were given before the speakers appeared.

Between the oratorical and dramatic numbers Cheryl Andresen played a drum solo, and between dramatics and humorous Adele Gray played a trombone solo, "The Gay Brook."

Winners in the three divisions will compete for further honors at Carroll February 16. The students are coached and directed by Rosemary Gleason.