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Girls State Golf Results - Tuesday, Oct. 14th

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The Lady Warriors varsity golf team completed their terrific season Tuesday, Oct. 14th with a third place finish at the State Championship held at the Quail Run Golf Course in Columbus.  The team had a two day total of 788 to finish behind Minden (750) and Columbus Scotus (766).  The Lady Warriors were led by Klaire Nuttelman who had a two day total of 190 to place her 14th overall.  Haley Wineman and Abbie Fahleson each had a total of 195 to place in a tie for 20th.  Erika Smith completed the team scoring with a 198 total placing her 26th out of the 92 total competitors.  The team had an overall excellent season going undefeated through their regular season and winning their District Championship!  All of the team members will be returning next season, and each of them has set the goal to work hard and keep pushing themselves and each other for greater successes next season.  Way to go, Lady Warriors!


Lady Warrior Golf Team - District Champs!

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Congratulations to the Lincoln Lutheran Girls Golf Team!  The varsity team brought home the District Championship trophy on Monday, October 6th.  Competition was held at the Oakland Golf Club in Oakland, NE.  

The Lady Warriors won Districts with a team score of 377.  The Lady Warriors placed four girls in the top five in the 13 team District Championship.  The team was led by Junior Haley Wineman who shot a 91 to finish 2nd overall.  Abbie Fahleson (Junior) finished 3rd with a 93, followed by Klaire Nuttelman (Junior) in 4th with a 96.  Erika Smith (Sophomore) shot a 97 to finish 5th overall in the 59 player field.  Junior Makenna Drewel made up the 5th member of the Lady Warrior golf team competing in District action.

Way to go Lady Warriors!  You make us proud!


Second Community Outreach Team Event

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In the second Community Outreach Team event, the impact in our community truly was a team effort. The event, created by a partnership with City Impact, found students, staff and parents pooling efforts to recognize over 160 tutors in nearby schools.

Media Specialist, Anna Rickords, who organized workspace in the media center and coordinated parent volunteers, observed first-hand this teamwork.

“Working on September's COT project was a wonderful experience.  It was amazing to see the Lincoln Lutheran community (students, teachers, students) work side-by-side to bless the tutors in our neighboring public schools,” said Rickords. “The project was a great way to pass along the Lord's encouragement, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant!’ (Matthew 25:21) to those who are helping the youth of our community.”

Here’s some history behind the event. Every week City Impact coordinates adult volunteers to tutor students in four LPS schools: Clinton, Elliot, Hartley and McPhee. Jill Doctor, Impact Reading Center coordinator with City Impact, agreed to work out a unique outreach event with Lincoln Lutheran. She remarked how the tutors are often under-appreciate, but ever so important for students who need help in the classroom.

“When I got the phone call, it was like an answered prayer,” she said.  “The greatest piece of this was the hand-written cards to each volunteer from students.  We feel so loved, and so do our volunteers.”

From there a handful of moms took over. They purchased and organized the materials for “care packages” to be given along with a personalized note of encouragement. Students and adults assembled the packages and added cards during time in AP classes. Each package contained an arrangement of thematic treats and encouraged the tutors to continue their selfless efforts to make a meaningful impact in a child’s life. Below is a quote I read from one of the cards:

“Never stop doing little things for others. Sometimes those little things occupy the biggest part of their heart.”

With the packages delivered to area schools, the City Impact / Lincoln Lutheran partnership recognized the last week of September as “Tutor Appreciation Week.” It is, we hope, the first of many. Both City Impact and Lincoln Lutheran are planning to make this an annual event.


“There is never a wrong time to appreciate each other – especially those who give of themselves for kids,” said parent Sheila Ziems, who hand delivered packages to Clinton Elementary.

For each event this year, a student will prepare a short devotional. This month senior Katie Cook led the devotion, which was inspired by Philippians 2. It focused on the Spirit’s work through our vocations. It emphasized the importance of building relationships with each other and with our neighbors. Near the end of it, she posed this question and concluding thought:

You may be asking “what can we do in such a short time?” Well, not much, if the emphasis is on you. It is all about the Holy Spirit. Praise God that Jesus is still here among us in the person of the Holy Spirit! And, he can use us to show His love to others.


Amen! That Spirit-filled testimony is exactly the sort of outreach that we Christians ought to be preaching. It reminds me of another quote by Francis of Assisi. “Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words.”

If you would like to know more about how to get involved with the monthly COT events, please contact Joel Stoltenow. October’s event is in the planning stages. Our community partner is Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska.



Community Outreach Team's First Event

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Greg Olson, manager of the Lincoln ReStore, and Michele Williamson, Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity (Lancaster), have a passion for supporting those in need by repurposing items. Wednesday evening, 10 Lincoln Lutheran students, parents and staff shared that same passion. The cross-generational volunteer group organized and cataloged 700+ books to be displayed on shelves, swept the entire store floor, dusted shelves and for sale items at the newly-opened home store.

On one hand, the event was just another example of God’s people working out their vocation in the surrounding community. On the other hand, this event was the first of its kind; it was LL’s first Community Outreach Team (COT) event. Open now for about a month, the ReStore is one of many across the country that make a significant impact on communities.

According to the Habitat for Humanity website, the newly opened ReStore is,

a nonprofit home improvement store and donation center that sells new and gently used furniture, home accessories, building materials, and appliances to the public at a fraction of the retail price.  Habitat for Humanity ReStores are proudly owned and operated by local Habitat for Humanity affiliates, and proceeds are used to build homes, community, and hope locally and around the world.” (http://www.lincolnhabitat.org/restore.html)

Organized and led by LL students, events like these are planned for every month of the year. The goal is simple: empower students to organize events that serve our neighbors while bringing the gospel message into focus. Once a month, the COT team (made up of different students, parents and staff each month) will serve community agencies who demonstrate God’s love for others. Besides providing physical service, some of the other aspects of the COT events include:

  • Praying for the Community Agency in that month
  • Sharing a short written testimonial (speaking to the love Christ first showed us)
  • Making a small donation to the Community Agency thanks to money raised from the Men of Faith basketball tournament
  • Beginning each service with a devotional time and prayer

“It was enjoyable to work alongside some of our Lincoln Lutheran students cleaning and organizing donations. The ReStore is an ideal way for the community find a new home for items they might be done utilizing. It was great to hear about their vision to make a greater impact on the community by generating more opportunities to build homes for those in need,” said Scott Ernstmeyer, Executive Director of Lincoln Lutheran.

Three adults and seven students joined together in a way that is unique from the classroom. When we have parents, teachers, staff and students work together, it tends to re-purpose the usual social relationships, making each member of the group equally significant.

Our structure at a school requires that kids sit and listen while teachers teach. Similarly at home, parents need to instruct and kids need to listen. To be sure, that is a good thing on many occasions. But, our youth are very capable and respond impressively when given a chance to lead. And, that can go a long way in reminding each of us of our purpose in Christ. Senior Emily Kunze opened the time with a devotion that struck to the heart of that sentiment it was based off of 1 Corinthians 2.  As God’s children, we are called by the Spirit to serve others with the mind of Christ.

“I really enjoyed it,” said Senior Derek Baden. “It really can be fun to know you’re helping people who need it. And, it’s fun to do it with people at your school.”

Taking things that the world would label as “insignificant” and repurposing them does have certain biblical ring to it, does it not? Displayed in the Love of Christ, God has reached down and claimed each one of us by His grace. We are redefined by God because he calls us His. We are repurposed to love and serve one another because that is what Christ did for us.

Check out the Flickr link at the Lincoln Lutheran Lutheran main page. If you have questions concerning how to help serve as a student, parent or staff member of the Lincoln Lutheran Community Outreach Team, please contact Mr. Stoltenow at jstoltenow@linolnlutheran.org.


Lincoln Lutheran's Top Selling Books

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Miss Carr's 7th grade English class created some pretty awesome pieces of writing this year. One such recognizable piece was a handmade children's book, completed in the spring. Students worked in groups of 2-4 to re-create a biblical account (of their choosing) in a modern setting, for an elementary audience. After two weeks of hard work the students traveled next door to Trinity Lutheran elementary school and presented their books to the 2nd-5th grade classes. This opportunity was one of great enjoyment for both parties.

As a way for each 7th grade student to have access to a copy of their children's book, Miss Carr scanned and uploaded them to an online site (lulu.com), formatting each book into a color, paper-back book. If you are interested in seeing these creative pieces and reading their inspirational messages (or even ordering a copy!) please check out the selection of books by clicking on the links below. The hope is that next year, with the 1:1 initiative, students will be able to do the uploading OR even the creation of their book with an electronic device themselves.

Praise God for the young, spirit-led minds of the world.


What Would Caleb Do
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The Game

The Last Shot

Lost Lilly

Joe and the Golden Carrot

The Power of the Pencil

The Retriever

The Teacher Trap

2014 Summer Camp Information

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New camp website: www.LincolnLutheranCamps.com

Lincoln Lutheran will offer 29 summer camps for youth ranging in age from Kindergarten through High School.  Camps are offered for the following sports and activities:  Basketball (Boys & Girls), Football (Boys), Golf (Boys & Girls), Soccer (Boys & Girls), Track/Cross Country (Boys & Girls), Volleyball (Girls), Wrestling (Boys), Art, and Drama.  Art, Drama and Wrestling Camps are new offerings this summer.  These camps are a wonderful way for boys and girls to develop and enhance skills in a Christian environment.  Camps are open to all interested youth from the Lincoln area.

Each athletic camp will be led by Lincoln Lutheran head and assistant coaches.  Camps will focus on development of fundamental skills for each sport/activity and enhancement of individual skills for more experienced participants, all presented from a Christian point of view.  Art and Drama camps will be led by Lincoln Lutheran instructors and will provide an opportunity for youth to explore the creative arts, create projects – both artistic and dramatic, and gain experience working with others in a team environment.  

  1. The first camps begin May 27 and a number of camps have a May 15 registration deadline to receive a camp t-shirt.  
  2. To access full camp information, a printable registration form, and to register online go to www.LincolnLutheranCamps.com.
  3. We encourage you to take advantage of the new online camp registration feature.  Please note: a $2.00 credit card processing fee will be added for each online registration transaction.
  4. All camps with the exception of Golf and Wrestling will be held at Lincoln Lutheran Middle/High School – 1100 North 56th Street.  Golf camps will be held at Crooked Creek Golf Course – 333 South 134th Street.  Wrestling Camps will be held at Cornhusker Wrestling Club – 2604 Park Blvd, #2.

If you have questions, please contact the school office at:  402-467-5404.


2014 "Cultivate Love in Our Youth" Gala

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Lincoln Lutheran Gala – 2014

The spring of 2014 marks the 19th consecutive year friends and supporters of Lincoln Lutheran gathered for an evening of fellowship and shared commitment to Christian Education.  The Embassy Suites Regents Ball Room served as a wonderful venue for 422 guests to support the students and ministry of Lincoln Lutheran.  The evening included dinner, a silent and live auction, and live music from the Lincoln Lutheran Jazz Band and Senior Emmi Moll.

This year more than $131,000 was raised to support ministry to students.  Included in the total proceeds was just over $40,000 given specifically in support of a Bathroom Makeover Special Project.  With initial funds dedicated to the project, nearly $70,000 has been committed to renovating bathrooms.  Lincoln Lutheran students are currently engaged in a student led fundraising initiative with a goal to raise an additional $15,000 toward the project.  A generous donor has agreed to bridge the final gap of $10,000 to reach the overall goal of $95,000.  Praise God for his goodness!

Two special awards were presented at this year’s Gala.  Wil and (in memory of) June Tewes received the 2014 Founders Award.  Each year this award is given to those who have shown commitment to and steadfast support of the mission of Lincoln Lutheran.  Wil and June have been actively involved in the ministry of Lincoln Lutheran since the start of the high school in 1993.  Wil is still an active member of the Lutheran Education Foundation.  Kay and (in memory of) Bill Orr received the 2014 Shield of Faith Award.  This award is given annually to recognize an individual or family who exemplifies generous contributions of service, time and support that inspires others to a greater commitment and involvement in the Warrior ministry.  Kay and Bill were heavily involved in the development of the high school, including providing leadership for several capital fundraising efforts over the past 20 years.  Well done good and faithful servants!

The Warrior Ministry is grateful for the generous support of all those who attended and/or donated to support this event.  Thank you for your willingness to make an impact in the life of students!


2014 Men of Faith Basketball Tournament

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The Lincoln Lutheran Men of Faith basketball tournament was once again tremendously successful.  For the first time in several years, the tournament maxed out its quota of sixteen teams (8 in each of two age divisions).  The Christian fraternity among the approximately 130 players was quite positive and the game action was extremely competitive and exciting.  Several players who have played in tournament in the past commented that this year’s tournament may have been the most competitive in the event’s history.

The eight teams in the “Open Division” (30 & younger) were captained by:  Adam Troester, Brett Himmelberg, Derek Schulte, Eric Beckman, Aaron Hedlund, Nathan Bloch, Lucas Megrue, and Greg Nelson.  Nathan Bloch’s team won the championship with a thrilling 69-66 victory over the team from First Free Church (Lucas Megrue - Captain).  That victory coming after a even more thrilling 89-85 double-overtime semifinals win over Adam Troester’s squad.

In the “Classic Division” (31 & older), the team captains were:  Tom Bennett/Dustin Hoffman, Cory Bergt, Pat Hardesty, Mike Holle, Wade Houchin, David Ringler, Joel Rodencal, and Steve Wells.  After losing to Wade Houchin’s squad in round robin play, Mike Holle’s team earned redemption in the championship game to claim the Classic Division title.

OPEN DIVISION CHAMPION --  Nathan Bloch (Captain), Emil Bloch, Kurt Chvatal, Kyle Hedley, Alex Holley, Corey, John Levorson, Jason Thalken

OPEN DIVISION RUNNER-UP -- Lucas Megrue (Captain), Jesse Anderson, Mozart Dixon, Andrew Drevo, Steve Fielder, Josh Megrue, Brad Schindler, Ryan Swihart. 

CLASSIC DIVISION CHAMPION – *Mike Holle (Captain), Scott Ernstmeyer, Lee Fiddler, Jason Glines, Sam Loewe, *Kevin Loontjer, John Reilly, *Cory Rohren, Scott Schmidt.

CLASSIC DIVISION RUNNER-UP -- Wade Houchin (Captain), Brian Benson, Brian Daniel, Anthony Harms, Jake Mohs, Joel Scott, Randy Sukup, Travis Wischmeyer.

TOURNAMENT PROCEEDS:  Over $1,000 dollars from this year’s Men of Faith tournament will be used to fund Lincoln Lutheran’s new Community Outreach Program.  The following is a basic description of the program:

(1)  The mission of the new program is to "provide the organizational structure for students, parents and staff to show Christ's love by serving the needs of our Lincoln neighbors."
(2)  The Community Outreach Program will give students the opportunity to act upon God’s word:  1 John 3:17 - “But whoever has the world's goods, and beholds his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how does the love of God abide in him?”  Matthew 25:40 -  "Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me."
(3)  Those students involved as team members in the Community Outreach Program each commit to serving a minimum of two Saturdays of a single month of the school year.  The students for a given month select a faith-based not-for-profit organization from the Lincoln community to serve.  These students are also responsible for organizing the service outing.                                  (4)  The Men of Faith Tournament contribution to the program will be used as “gift money” to the organizations being served.  In other words, the majority of the Men of Faith Tournament proceeds will ultimately end up in the hands of those faith-based non-profit entities.  Matthew 25:40 -  "…Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me."

Others teams in the tournament…

CLASSIC DIVISION (31 & OVER)

Tom Bennett & Dustin Hoffman (Captains) -- Aaron Farber, Chris Johnson, Ryan Koch, Doug Koebernick, David Michaelson, Keith Sielhan, Scott Stream.

Cory Bergt (Captain) -- Chad Cade, Jon Ernst, Jeff Fry, Jess Meekma, Chris Rathe, Chris Schaedel, *Craig Volzke, Kelly Waldo.

Path Hardesty (Captain) -- *David Bliemeister, John Dolson, Kent Eitzman, Chris Falter, Jason Graff, Tim Guenthe, Jeff Peterson, Kelly Sears, Vic Sydell. Final Four Team.

David Ringler (Captain) -- Jeff Deboer, Shawn Donovan, Mike Gibbons, Pete Kragel, *Kevin Orth, *Spencer Volzke.  Final Four Team.

Joel Rodencal (Captain) -- Brad Dougherty, Kevin Hanley, Justin Hinz, Kelly Hoffschneider, Steve Kennedy, Dave Swan, Troy Post.

Steve Wells (Captain) -- Scott Blahauveitz, Vince Bustamante, Drew Erks, Zach Hansen, Will Hayes, Bryce Kleen, Jerry Kyle, Brody Ockander, John Wells, Shawn Wilcox.

OPEN DIVISION (30 & YOUNGER)

*Eric Beckman (Captain) -- *Isaiah Bockelman, Justin Damme, *Nick Dudycha, *Jayson Haessler, *Derek Groskurth, *Logan Wachal, *Connor Shelton, Adam Vogt.  Final Four Team.

*Aaron Hedlund (Captain) -- Andrew Browers, Alex Browers, Andrew Duensing, Joel Duensing, Ian Euler, Nick Milberger, Ryan Shrum.

*Brett Himmelberg (Captain) -- *Brendan Bonner, Matt Englehaupt, *Matt Himmelberg, Jake Micrometer, Jason Jisa.

Greg Nelson (Captain) -- _ Anderson, Tyler Bell, Eric Broullette, Jameson Rexillius, Brett Shamblin, Jared Stauffer.

*Derek Schulte (Captain) -- *Nicholas Deeter, *Tyler Metschke, *Zane Peterson,  *Dillon Schulte, *Michael Tewes.  Final Four Team.  

*Denotes non-Lincoln Lutheran Alumnus

 

THANK YOU’S….There are SO MANY people who volunteer time and talents to make this tournament successful.  Tournament director Lyle Ziems would like to sincerely thank all the players for their support of Lincoln Lutheran through participation in this tournament AND for overall positive fellowship displayed in the tournament.  Lyle would also like to thank the MANY others for their special contributions to the tournament: 

Volunteer Officials -- David Bliemeister, Matt Bliemeister, C.J. Cooper, Jason Glines, Luke Derowitsche, Lee Fiddler, Joel Stoltenow, Doug Wiemer, Scott Wilson, Kyle Wooster, & Paul Yates.

Scorer’s Table Directors - Keith Ernst and Brad Pracheil.  These two men are amazing…they were on site ALL DAY!

Yummy Pulled Pork Meal – Sharon Bliemeister

Meal Assistant -- Sheila Ziems

Miscellaneous -- A.D. Brent Johnson

Scorers Table Student Volunteeers: Luke Bartels, Elijah Frost, Noah  Frost, Alex Havlena, Hallie Hohbein, Caitlin Justus, Dylan Lilliethal, Hieu Nguyen, Ben Schmeling, Nick Schmeling, Mikaela Sorensen, Nathan Todd, Andrew Wendland, Bryce Wendland, & Scott Wineman. 

Extra Special Thanks to the Bliemeister family.  In addition to prepping and serving the great pulled port meal, they jumped in an helped in many other ways.  THANK YOU SO MUCH, BLIEMEISTERS (Tom, Sharon, David, & Matt).

 

 

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Ambassador Program Launches Feb. 17th

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Current Lincoln Lutheran parents are invited to attend an important event Monday, February 17 @ 7:00 p.m.  Lincoln Lutheran is ready to launch a new Warrior Ambassador Program and you are invited to consider playing an important role in the recruitment of new Warriors to our campus.  Information about this new program will be shared with parents at the February 17 event. 

We will focus on the importance of sharing your Lincoln Lutheran Story with prospective families by way of natural relationships and word of mouth.  Once formalized, the Warrior Ambassador Program will be comprised of individuals and families who strongly value the Lincoln Lutheran ministry and would serve as effective promoters of the ministry.  Ambassadors would be asked to identify prospective families, engage with families while articulating the benefits of a Lincoln Lutheran education and refer families to the recruitment coordinator.

Warrior Ambassadors may support student recruitment in one or more of the following ways:

  • Refer families to the school for formal follow-up
  • Call prospective families to answer questions and determine their needs
  • Invite prospective families to attend Lincoln Lutheran events
  • Wear Lincoln Lutheran clothing to community events, sporting events, etc.
  • Consider hosting a Lincoln Lutheran promotion at your house or at a local restaurant
  • Utilize yard signs and/or other materials to promote Lincoln Lutheran within neighborhoods
  • Share information about summer programs offered through Lincoln Lutheran
  • Host an information table at your church.

One or both parents may choose to attend this very important evening.  Attendance at this meeting does not commit you to serve as a Warrior Ambassador, but will introduce you to our vision for the program.  Thank you for prayerfully considering how you might play an active role in our school’s commitment to the Great Commission as we seek to develop faithful disciples of Jesus Christ.

If you are unable to join us on the 17th, but wish to learn more about the Warrior Ambassador Program, please send an email to our recruitment coordinator, Kristin Bennett at kbennett@lincolnlutheran.org.


Talking to Walls: Three Successful Speech Meets

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By Rebecca Onnen

Saturday mornings are great for sleeping in, getting up to a leisurely breakfast, and lounging around in your pajamas.  However, in a different world, some high school students are up before dawn so that they can board a bus at seven in the morning, dressed business-casual.  These students sing “The Circle of Life” to the sun to greet it on the horizon before starting a long day of talking.  These students are the members of the speech team.

For many Lincoln Lutheran students, the speech team is an obscure group who keeps to itself.  Sophomore Julia Pomerenke observed that many speechies are “the musical type, especially at our school.”  Junior Audrey Rich added “[They are]very involved in … speech…very dedicated.”  She also mentioned that speech “Seems kind of closed off from everything else.”   Due to the unconventional nature of speech, students who aren’t acquainted with it tend to remain unaware of it.

As the name implies, speech is an activity where the participants speak.  Seeing as that explanation is rather redundant and not at all helpful, a better explanation is in order.  In speech, students are given “opportunities express ourselves using our acting and speaking talents,” says junior Aine Lambrecht, a seasoned speech member, often called a “speechie”.  There are many diverse types of speeches, which means that one meet covers every topic from “my husband recently devolved into a salamander” to “I can’t rob a bank without being well-dressed” to serious, political, humorous, and dramatic speeches.  Some take memorization to every nuance and some, such as impromptu speaking, allow five minutes of preparation from the time the competitor draws his or her topic until the time the speech is given. 

A typical day at a speech meet is a rather unique experience in and of itself.  “Along the [gym] walls, you see people standing in front of walls and talking to them, no big deal.” notes junior Rachel Wheeler.  “They practice their speeches that way.” As the day progresses, “you go and you present your speech.  There are two rounds and in between them you have usually about an hour,” says junior Nathan Gebers.  During this time, “you either sleep, eat, or go nuts,” adds Rachel.  “Then, after that,” Nathan continues “there are finals where the top people from both rounds go into finals and then they compete in a battle of the death type thing.  Sometimes they use swords, usually they just use fists. After that they have awards ceremonies.” In the typical manner of a speechie, Nathan may be exaggerating just a little.  There are no battles to the death, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be extremely competitive.  Fortunately, outside of the rounds, speech kids are known for being friendly and sociable, meaning everyone gets along fairly well at speech.

Another stereotype of speechies that is certainly not unfounded is the idea that they are all insane.  When asked to describe the activity’s appeal, Nathan Gebers thought for a moment before answering “Speech is like slowly rubbing orange marmalade all over the wall.  It’s just kind of a fun thing you do.  …You know that it’s really fun and it’s totally okay to do.  It’s just really enjoyable.”  Needless to say, there’s never a dull moment in speech.  However, it is also an activity that builds important life skills. “Speech is good for preparing for college and in the workplace,” says speech junior Aine Lambrecht. 

It undeniably takes a certain personality to do speech, but that doesn’t make it a throw-away activity.  The 2013-2014 Lincoln Lutheran speech team has attended two meets so far this year, and hosted one, and sent someone to finals at each meet.  Junior Sammy Williams placed sixth in Extemporaneous speaking at Ashland-Greenwood on January 18th, and juniors Nathan Gebers and Rebecca Onnen placed eighth in Duet Acting at Lincoln Southwest on January 25th.  The Lincoln Lutheran Invitational meet was on February 1st and six out of the eight Lincoln Lutheran events that performed made it to finals.  In Duet Acting, juniors Rachel Wheeler and Zach Kunz placed 6th, and Nathan Gebers and Rebecca Onnen placed 5th; in Extemporaneous speaking, Sammy Williams placed 2nd and sophomore Hallie Hohbein made her speech debut and performed well; in Impromptu speaking, Sammy Williams placed 6th; in Oral Interpretation of Poetry, Aine Lambrecht placed 3rd and Rebecca Onnen placed 2nd.  Lincoln Lutheran is also hosting conference speech on March 1st.  If you would like to experience a meet, the speech team would love to have you visit.