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The Bishop Neumann Speech Team performs at local and state competitions with a variety of interpretive and public address events.   The team strives to give their best, most dynamic performances at every meet.  Our history of Nebraska State Speech Champions includes the following students:

  • 1985 – Pam Tvrdy in Original Oratory
  • 2008 – Elizabeth Bettendorf in Poetry
  • 2009 – Hannah Kauffold in Humorous Prose
  • 2013 – Michaela Steager in Serious Prose
  • 2014 – Oral Interpretive Drama – Micah Braunsroth, Connor Sabatka, Emily Brabec & Hannah Simonds
  • 2015 – Hannah Simonds in Entertainment Speaking
  • 2018 Tanner Langemeier in Serious Prose
  • 2018 John Celesky in Poetry
  • 2019 Tanner Langemeier in Humorous Prose

Coaches: Mrs. Laura Simonds, Mrs. Anne Bowman