2021 State Speech Competitors:      Year:      Class: Event:
State Finish Competitor School/Team Section Selection
1 Damian Christian Paynesville Area H.S. 5A The Hardings
2 Aiden Eckel Browerville H.S. 6A Mama's Boy
3 Luci Bransel Morris Area School 5A Heartbroken
4 Kaylee Arndt Fillmore Central H.S. 1A The Tale too Terrible for a Title
5 Quinn FierkeLepp South Ridge H.S. 7A Captive
6 John Ronning New York Mills H.S. 6A Missed Call
7 Katelyn DeLost Walker-Hackensack-Akeley H.S. 8A Purgatory
8 Mariah Peterson Red Lake County Central 8A Teachers Take on TikTok

Elizabeth Schieffelbein Chatfield H.S. 1A Happily Ever After and Other Fairy Tale Falsehoods
Meagan Pedersen Cannon Falls H.S. 1A High-Functioning Flirting
Seth Scarfpin Martin County West H.S. 2A Captain's Log
Duram Kelly Mankato Loyola H.S. 2A An informative Soap Opera
Lauren Wheeler Fairmont H.S. 2A Fish Bowl Livin'
Marissa Johnson Tracy-Milroy-Balaton H.S. 3A Secret Sugar Society
Parker Alvstad Windom Area H.S. 3A Scribbling Solutions
Logan Clarke Murray County Central H.S. 3A Guy Fieri Lets it Go
Devin Everding Glencoe-Silver Lake H.S. 4A Click
Aidan Kolehmainen Maple Lake H.S. 4A Ways of the Teacher's Kid
Evjen Walters St. Croix Lutheran Academy 4A Boast Hunter
Drew Pundsack Melrose Area H.S. 5A Influencers Anonymous
Isaac Hallberg Battle Lake H.S. 6A Menento Mori-Remember Death
Gavia Yount International Falls H.S. 7A Non-Existant
Lydia Kowarsch Cherry H.S. 7A Meet My Insanity
Jaren Sandbeck East Grand Forks H.S. 8A I Love You Grams