On March 23 and 24 G-R Drama hosted a speech showcase.
Musical Theater: "Footloose!" by Dean Pitchford and Tom Snow. Performers: Cortney Crozier, Alyssa Christopher, Shelby Yates, Hanna Christopher, Mikayla Saak, Ashley Sieh.
After-Dinner Speaking: "Taylor Swift Ex-Boyfriend Support Group" by Aaron Shouse. Performer: Aaron Shouse.
Ensemble acting: "A Matter of Husbands" by Ferenc Molnar. Performers: Kayla Fobian, Breanna Schlichtmann.
Literary program: "The Power of Words," selections by Emily Dickinson, Charlie Fish, Ann Sexton. Performer: Hanna Christopher.
Group improvisation. Performers: Alyssa Christopher, Sadie Walton; Mime: "Sports Store After Dark" by cast members. Performers: Jenna Hoffman, Moriah Hoeppner, Emily Johnson, Cydney Rose, Jenny Schildroth.
Short film: "Save the School!" by Braden Heithoff. Performers: Braden Heithoff, Joey Linder, Aaron Shouse, Tyler Wrage.
Solo musical theater: "My Strongest Suit" from Aida! by Elton John and Tim Rice. Performer: Alyssa Christopher.
One-act play: Scene 1 from Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling. Performers: Paige Kromas, Erin Wentzien, Rebecca Franksain, Sadie Walton, Ashley Moore, Alyona Strohbehn.
Group improvisation. Performers: Braden Heithoff and Joey Linder (and Tyler Wrage at Districts).
Solo musical theater: "The Stars and the Moon" from Songs for a New World by Jason Robert Brown. Performer: Breanna Schlichtmann.
Choral reading: "After Death" by Cortney Crozier. Performers: Paul Chamberlain, Cortney Crozier, Paige Kromas, Cody Ward, Erin Wentzien, Shelby Yates, Cole Goos, Ashley Moore, Mikayla Saak, Ashley Sieh, Brittany Yates.
Musical theater: "Tick, Tick, BOOM! by Jonathan Larson. Performers: Breanna Schlichtmann, Aaron Shouse.
After-dinner speaking: "Opening Night!" by Sadie Walton. Performer: Sadie Walton.
Literary program: "Life Transitions," selections by Roseanne Pellicane, Shelby Yates, Robert Frost. Performer: Shelby Yates.
Readers' theater: "Frumpled Fairy Tales" by William Springer. Performers: Rachel Bown, Kayla Fobian, Kayli Folkerts, Callie Kuehl, Cody Ward, Hanna Christopher, Cole Goos, Maddison Wild, Amber Brandt, Kelly Brockett, Carley Crozier, Amanda Grunklee, Brandi Yates.
The large group speech team consisted of 40 students. The individual speech team consisted of 14 members.