Clintonville Forensics Advance 10 to State

The Clintonville High School forensics team advanced 10 of its 12 entries to State at the annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Speech & Dramatic Arts Association (WISDAA) District 6 Festival at Bay Port High School on Thursday, March 14. 

In three rounds of competition, performers must earn two scores of 21 or higher out of 25 to advance to State.  In the end, Clintonville’s performers earned an average score of 21.9.  

This year’s WISDAA State Festival will take place on the UW-Madison campus from April 19-20.  It will mark WISDAA’s first on-campus State Festival since 2019, prior to the COVID outbreak.  

Thursday’s top performers included Addison Lundt - Radio (21-25-24), Tais Avelar - Prose (24-23-21), Cienna Kuhn - Poetry (22-21-25), and Victoria Havlik - Informative Speech (22-23-23).  

Other performers advancing to state include Tais Avelar - Impromptu, Mariah Kriegel and Hilary Salinas - Group Interp, Audrina Rasmussen and Kailee Green - Group Interp, Calleigh Zoellick - Informative, and Mariah Kriegel - Poetry.

The team will continue to practice and perfect their pieces before performing at State next month.