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State final qualifiers

Below, you will find a list of the qualifiers for the IHSA State Final. On this page, you can also see where they placed in their respective regional and sectional tournaments. You can also click on a team name or competitor name to view more information on that competitor, or a rank to see the round they earned the rank in.

Dramatic Duet Acting (IHSA)
Dramatic Interpretation
Extemporaneous Speaking
Humorous Duet Acting (IHSA)
Humorous Interpretation
Impromptu Speaking
Oratorical Declamation
Original Comedy
Original Oratory
Performance in the Round
Prose Reading
Radio Speaking
Special Occasion Speaking
Verse Reading

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Dramatic Duet Acting (IHSA)

TeamContestant(s)Reg.Sec.
Belleville WestLuke Schmidt and Monica Simonin
Jane's Park
12
BentonTrevor Girten and Josh Kimball
Twitchers
13
Bloomington H.S.Ryan Marquardt and Marisa Drat
Picture This
22
ByronAmanda Martin and Jenna Greenlee
Watermelon Boats
23
DeKalbHolden Wilson and Will Goehring
Sticks And Stones
12
Downers Grove NorthElliot Karl and Nick Reinhart
The Pillowman
11
Downers Grove SouthCullen Deady and Kyle Akerman
Lonely Planet
12
Freeport H.S.Veronica Tolliver and Ryan Werntz
Astro 69
11
Glenbrook SouthLaura Manning and Robert Whittley
The Choice
22
Hinsdale CentralHenrietta Farley and Parker Johnson
Split
13
LimestoneBrandon Chandler and Kelly Kooken
The Compleat Female Stage Beauty
21
LincolnTony Curcuru and Kaylyn Engelhardt
Sibs
21
MarianCraig Dettmann and Alex Stoterau
Olive Juice
11
Normal Community WestBarbara Harrington and Kyle Ratcliffe
Bar and Ger
13
Riverside-BrookfieldLibby Bova and Zeyne Guzeldereli
Frozen: A Play
43
ThornwoodJanae Morris and Samantha Hollice
Dancing With A Devil
32
Warren TownshipTrey Caldwell and Lisa Morton
The Choice
13
Wheaton NorthRebecca Ross and Alysa Obert
Riding The Bus With My Sister
11

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Dramatic Interpretation

TeamContestant(s)Reg.Sec.
Belleville WestVictoria Thompson
The Very First Dating Video of Rose Ritz
21
Bloomington H.S.Ryan Marquardt
Looking a lot like Christmas
11
ByronJenna Greenlee
Sorry
23
CharlestonTaylor Adams
Safety
13
DeKalbStephanie Irving
Mick Harte Was Here
12
Downers Grove SouthKyle Akerman
The Domino Heart
11
DuQuoin H.S.Dillon Heape
Faith Healer
12
Glenbrook NorthPatrick Hanley
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
23
Glenbrook SouthLaura Manning
Speakeasy
21
Hinsdale CentralPeter Smith
The Tricky Part
32
Homewood-FlossmoorMallory Backstrom
A Medal for Willie
23
Normal CommunityAndy Monson
The Lorax
32
OttawaCamille Hightower
Crippled Lady
22
RichwoodsElli Voorhees
Medea Redux
22
Rock Island H.S.Nate Trinrud
Credo
11
ShepardChloe Pastore
Girl with a Blackened Eye
21
ThornridgeLaQuita Densley
Yellowman
12
ThornwoodJasondra Johnson
Lady Emerson's Bar & Grill
43
Wheaton NorthKristy Staky
Deaf Day
12
Wheaton Warrenville SouthBritain Seibert
Put Them All Together
13

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Extemporaneous Speaking

TeamContestant(s)Reg.Sec.
Andrew (Tinley Park)Michael McLean23
Belleville WestVictoria Thompson13
CarbondaleMohona Paul21
Champaign CentennialJames Lucente31
ConantKevin Gatter11
Downers Grove SouthSankalp Malhotra12
Freeport H.S.Emily Beach11
HarrisburgKyler Wilkins12
Hoffman Estates H.S.Raag Harshavat23
LimestoneTom Winchester23
Lincoln-Way EastJeff O'Brien22
MaristColleen Corcoran11
Normal Community WestRyan Niepagen12
Oswego EastMatthew Adams43
Pearl CityWilliam Miller22
RochelleKyle Hansen13
Sterling H.S.Amanda Beveroth23
Wheaton NorthAshley Selmon32
Wheaton Warrenville SouthMark Schmidt11

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Humorous Duet Acting (IHSA)

TeamContestant(s)Reg.Sec.
Belleville EastMatthew Sobule and Jordan Johnson
How to Eat Like a Child
32
CharlestonDan Shick and Nick Niemerg
Literary Canon Fodder
13
Coal CityBecky Gomolka and Colleen Burgess
The Duet Show
13
DeKalbPeter Lindsey and Jeanine Larson
Mary Just Broke Up With This Guy
11
Downers Grove SouthSean Liston and Justin Matkovich
Private Wars
12
Freeport H.S.Veronica Tolliver and Jacob Raupp
Titanic Abridged
12
Glenbard WestKristin Perkins and Hank Clauss
Money Talks
23
Glenbrook SouthAndrew Cabrera and John Splithoff
Basic Training
12
LincolnTony Curcuru and Lincoln Moore
All The Great Books: Abridged
11
MarianCraig Dettmann and Alex Stoterau
The Taming of the Shrew
11
Naperville CentralBill Papagiannopoulos and Kevin O'Brien
Psychiatry in a Can
13
Neuqua ValleyErica Zucco and Jeff Herold
I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change!
31
Oak LawnRachel Rangel and Antonio Zhiurinskas
Ah, Eurydice
12
PekinJake Barber and Jesse Barber
Escanaba In Da Moonlight
31
RichwoodsLance Allen and Rebi Roos
Sure Thing
12
Sterling H.S.Patrick Bley and Connor Price
The Producers
33
ThornwoodJoi McCowan and Joel Carter
Find Me A Primitive Man
33
Wheaton NorthMeghan Kollbocker and Alex DeCamp
Jerry Finnegan's Sister
21

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Humorous Interpretation

TeamContestant(s)Reg.Sec.
Belleville EastMatthew Decker
Spaceballs
11
Belleville WestKaylee Alwood
The Elf Rebellion
33
DeKalbStephanie Irving
Ruthless
11
Downers Grove SouthEileen Schroeder
Bobby Wilson Can Eat His Own Face
11
DuQuoin H.S.Laura Childs
Fee Fi Fo Flub
13
Elk GroveConnie Oshana
Psycho Beach Party
33
Freeport H.S.Brian Garvens
Of Grapes and Nuts
23
Glenbard WestCurt Toulouse
Snappy's Happy Half Hour
22
Glenbrook SouthJohn Splithoff
Jimmy The Antichrist
11
Hinsdale CentralPeter Smith
The Onions Finest News Reporting
42
Homewood-FlossmoorKenisha Webb
Big Momma n' ‘Em
13
HononegahSamantha Owen
Little Red Riding Hood
42
LimestoneShayanna Jacobs
Fuddy Meers
13
LincolnStephanie Holford
Utterly Me, Clarice Bean
12
MarianMatt Nix
Rinse the Blood Off My Toga
32
Normal Community WestAmber Schlink
There's a Hair in My Dirt
11
OttawaChristina Eltrevoog
Wayside School is Falling Down
12
ThorntonCletis Allen
Live and In Color
21
Wheaton NorthAlex DeCamp
The History Of Mankind
13
Wheaton Warrenville SouthDan Ottolin
Jimmy the Antichrist
13

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Impromptu Speaking

TeamContestant(s)Reg.Sec.
ByronWhitney Barlow11
Champaign CentennialJames Lucente11
DeKalbSam Crittenden32
Downers Grove SouthDan Nelson31
Glenbard WestKevin McFadden21
HarrisburgKyler Wilkins11
Herrin H.S.Annie Pittman43
Homewood-FlossmoorAshley Williams22
LimestoneTom Winchester42
LincolnHannah Snyder13
Naperville CentralNeil Chatterjee31
Oak LawnThomas Koegel12
PekinAtif Chughtai33
SandburgAmy Vogelsang31
Sterling H.S.Sarah Hubbard43
StevensonC.J. McFate23
ThorntonLaDonna Smith32
WaterlooDaniel Niemeyer42
Wheaton NorthAshley Selmon12
Wheaton Warrenville SouthMark Schmidt11

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Oratorical Declamation

TeamContestant(s)Reg.Sec.
CharlestonNick Niemerg
B+ Is Just Fine
22
DeKalbAnny Ying
Oh, The Things I Know!
11
Downers Grove SouthSean Liston
Say Yes!
13
DuQuoin H.S.Katelyn McKenzie
A League of Their Own
31
Freeport H.S.Chelsey Lapinski
Welcome to Cancerland
13
FremdKatherine Lee
Sincere Meditations
13
Glenbrook SouthRobert Whittley
Even The Crumbled Ones
11
Hinsdale CentralDanielle Davis
Children of the Storm
31
LincolnAnnie Sheley
Nine and A Half Minutes
13
Normal CommunityPreiyaa Gopinath
Convocation Address at the University of Toronto
11
Normal UniversityMichael Quarton
2006 Commencement Address
42
Oak LawnNikki Kovacevich
Being Perfect
13
Peoria H.S.Emily Goodyear
Generation Me
43
RochelleRisa Holderness
Keynote Address to the Womens' Commission
22
ShepardPaul Robinson
Not a Genuine Black Man
11
ThornridgeChristina Harper
"Baby Run On!" from A Hand to Guide Me
13
ThornwoodConstance Stanley
A Case of Severe Bias
32
Warren TownshipJessica Diaz
Women's Rights are Human Rights
42
Wheaton Warrenville SouthLaura Tarnawa
Kiss My Tiara
12

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Original Comedy

TeamContestant(s)Reg.Sec.
Belleville WestJordan Shavarebi
Chasing Minelli
11
BentonRyan Knight
What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?
12
DeKalbPeter Lindsey
Hello, Dali
12
Downers Grove SouthJustin Matkovich
The Devil Went Down To eBay!
32
Freeport H.S.Jacob Raupp
And That's The News.....
13
Glenbard WestMark Campbell
White Gloves, Black Cloak
11
LeydenMark Kosten
Yahtzee
11
LimestoneKelly Kooken
Project Funeral Home
33
LincolnLincoln Moore
What's In a Name?
13
MarianChris Skurka
First Date
13
Normal Community WestAmber Schlink
Mission RX: Saving the Body One Organ at a Time
11
OlympiaZach Williams
The Cloning Experiment of the Future x4
22
Oswego H.S.Ryan Adorjan
Brace Face
13
Pearl CityBrady Mahoney
Supermarket Survivor
21
ThornwoodMichelese Vann
Flashblack
32
Warren TownshipJonathan Sokolow
Sparkle Management
11
Wheaton NorthColin Delaney
Gold, Fashion Sense And Fur
13
Wheaton Warrenville SouthEthan Wallace
Magic Micheal
11

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Original Oratory

TeamContestant(s)Reg.Sec.
Belleville EastImman Musa
Fear of Success?
13
BentonMichael Short
No Pain, No Gain?
42
ByronWhitney Barlow
Psuedostratified Columnar Epi-huh?
31
DeKalbHolden Wilson
A Source Is A Source (Of Course, Of Course)
23
Downers Grove NorthMonika Rastogi
We Have Men Like Atticus to Go for Us
43
Glenbard WestKristin McCaffrey
Believe in Your Self . . . Efficacy
11
Glenbrook SouthLea Hirsch
I'm The One That You Want...
23
LincolnJanel Filbeck
Go Out and Seek
11
Naperville CentralKatie Dohse
The Road to Contentment
22
OlympiaLisa Behrens
The ABC's of Skin Damage
31
PekinKara Johnson
More Isn't Always Better
13
ReavisJustyna Kruk
Taking Comfort to a Whole New Level
11
SenecaElizabeth Peterson
You're so Vain
12
ShepardBrittany Leddy
Losing the Game
22
SycamoreDan Emmons
Politics is Easy. God is Challenging.
42
ThorntonAja Caldwell
Who's Pulling Your Strings?
23
Wheaton NorthAlysa Obert
The Power Of Words
12
Wheaton Warrenville SouthChristina Rojas
Fall Into The Gap
11
WillowbrookZara Rashid
Death to Genocide
23

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Performance in the Round

TeamContestant(s)Reg.Sec.
Belleville WestBelleville (West)
Literary Canon Fodder
11
BentonBenton
I Never Saw Another Butterfly
22
Bradley-BourbonnaisBradley (B.-Bourbonnais)
Raised in Captivity
11
CharlestonCharleston
Literary Canon Fodder
33
DeKalbDeKalb
The Search Is On
13
Downers Grove NorthDowners Grove (North)
Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind
13
Downers Grove SouthDowners Grove (South)
The Whole Shebang
22
Glenbrook SouthGlenview (Glenbrook South)
Mrs. Witherspoon
33
Normal Community WestNormal (Community West)
Jesse Jackson, He Lives in Chicago
13
Oak LawnOak Lawn (Community)
Cut
12
OlympiaStanford (Olympia)
Fools
12
Pearl CityPearl City
Circular Reasoning
12
Sterling H.S.Sterling (H.S.)
Rabbit Hole
21
ThornridgeDolton (Thornridge)
The Jazz Singer
33
ThornwoodSouth Holland (Thornwood)
We Were Just Children
11
Warren TownshipGurnee (Warren)
The History of Television
12
Wheaton NorthWheaton (North)
Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?
11
Wheaton Warrenville SouthWheaton (W. Warrenville South)
Post Secret
11

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Prose Reading

TeamContestant(s)Reg.Sec.
Belleville WestKara Weisenstein
Why I Wore Lipstick
42
ByronKelsey Wild
After the Wink
23
CharlestonKevin Giffin
Lost At C
33
Downers Grove SouthEileen Schroeder
Men Are Stupid and I Rock! an Ode to Dorothy Parker
22
DuQuoin H.S.Dillon Heape
Do You Want My Opinion?
21
Freeport H.S.Leslie Eiler
Snow, Glass, Apples
11
Glenbard WestPhoebe Duvall
Violets
33
Glenbrook SouthAndrew Cabrera
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
11
Homewood-FlossmoorJeff Schilling
A Brief Moment in the Life of Angus Bethune
22
MarianMatt Nix
I Almost Kissed My Father Last Night
13
Neuqua ValleyKrisi Nehls
Picnic at Treblinka
23
Normal Community WestKyle Ratcliffe
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
12
Pearl CityEric Hartman
Boys
22
PekinAndrew Scott
700 Sundays
13
RichwoodsRebi Roos
Dancing Backwards
21
ThornridgeT. Nichole Dandridge
The Bluest Eye
41
Warren TownshipJessica Diaz
. . . Girlfriend of a Sex God
12
Wheaton Warrenville SouthBrian Bohr
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
11

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Radio Speaking

TeamContestant(s)Reg.Sec.
Belleville EastImman Musa13
CarbondaleEmily Hughes21
Downers Grove SouthDanielle Tannenbaum12
EurekaColleen Toliver32
FremdRita Pello32
Glenbard WestKyle Frischkorn12
Glenbrook SouthScott Grodsky22
Hinsdale CentralNatalie Chan33
HuntleyJessica Runge23
LincolnAnnie Sheley12
MarianMichelle Pritchett12
Normal CommunityPreiyaa Gopinath11
Oak LawnDavid Ford11
PekinAndrew Scott13
RochelleCarol Anderson32
Sterling H.S.Dane Styczynski11
ThornridgeDana Williamson23
Wheaton NorthBrigette Bucholz21
Wheaton Warrenville SouthLeah Hendrickson11

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Special Occasion Speaking

TeamContestant(s)Reg.Sec.
Belleville WestDerrick Cooper
Going Against the Grain
22
CarbondaleManjaap Sidhu
What Are You Afraid Of?
11
CharlestonBen Leddy
One At A Time, Please!
13
Crete-MoneeAutumn Morgan
Get into the Game
21
DeKalbJeanine Larson
mySpeech
21
Downers Grove NorthAudrey Wayne
I Like You ... I Love your Sweater!
32
Downers Grove SouthDanielle Tannenbaum
Ease On Down
11
Freeport H.S.Leslie Eiler
Babies. Booze. McDonalds
13
Glenbard WestKyle Frischkorn
I'm Busier Than You . . . How Do You Like Me Now?
41
Glenbrook SouthDanielle DeWitt
Cupcakes, Koala Bears, and My Friend Frank
23
HarrisburgNick Lambert
You Know You Want It
33
HeyworthCallie Cummings
Please and Thank You
43
Oak LawnNikki Kovacevich
Nothing but the Truth
12
OlympiaLeah Bauersfeld
Pet Peeves & Pest Control
12
ReavisAndrew Bogue
Catch a Ball
22
RiverdaleBrian Potter
Sleep the Snooze
32
RochelleBritt Anderson
So What You're Not Saying...
13
ShepardJoe Anderson
Snips and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
12
ThorntonAlex Bass
The First Amendment Rocks!
11
Wheaton NorthColin Delaney
Mind Over Manners
12
Wheaton Warrenville SouthGillian Losh
The Importance of Happiness
13

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Verse Reading

TeamContestant(s)Reg.Sec.
Belleville WestKara Weisenstein
Learning to Swim
23
CharlestonBen Leddy
Love That Dog
11
Coal CityLucy Torres
What Learning Leaves
22
DeKalbGeorgia Hill
Where Do We Turn
13
Downers Grove SouthGeysha Gonzalez
Borders
11
DuQuoin H.S.Lydia Dunmyer
Before I Read This Poem & Introduction to Poetry
12
Elk GroveKelsey Hartzell
What You Say vs. What You Mean
42
Glenbard WestPhoebe Duvall
Reconciliation
23
HuntleyChelsee Barden
According to Motown
32
Naperville CentralKatie Dohse
How to Stay Bitter Through the Happiest Times of Your Life
13
Oak LawnTheresa Slonskis
Poetry on Poetry
21
OlympiaJon Biever
Junkman's Obbligato
33
PekinCasey Logsdon
The Homecoming Queen
11
Rock Island H.S.Nate Trinrud
The L Word
11
ShepardAnna Whitcomb
Strip and Scarlett
23
ThornwoodJasondra Johnson
Mrs. Bonita Jones Speaks
42
Wheaton NorthJanel Allen
Stories I Ain't Told Nobody Yet
21
Wheaton Warrenville SouthMary Mangan
Stop Pretending
22

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