The Van-Far Speech Team had several top performances at the recent District Speech event.
Harley Young led the school with a third place finish for storytelling at districts. Her top three finish qualifies her for the State Speech Competition scheduled for April 21 at Missouri State University. Young is the first Van-Far student in school history to qualify for the state event.
Two other students also advanced to the championship round at districts.
Skylar Deimeke placed sixth for humorous interpretation.
Trever Winders also placed six for extemp. speaking.
All three Van-Far Jr./Sr. High School students were the first three students to ever advance to the district finals in the school’s history.