MHS students compete at Individual State Speech contest


These three Marshalltown High School sophomores competed at the state individual speech contest on March 11 at Vinton-Shellsburg High School. Pictured, from left, are Nathan Thill, Mackenzie Moyer and Phoebe Osgood.

Marshalltown High School speech coach Jocelyn Frohwein said MHS students had an excellent showing at the Individual State Speech contest held at Vinton-Shellsburg High School on March 11. Three sophomores from MHS competed at the event.

Phoebe Osgood received a Division I rating in both storytelling and interpretive poetry, Nathan Thill received a Division I rating in interpretive poetry and Mackenzie Moyer received a Division II rating for after dinner speaking.

Frohwein said Phoebe is a “fantastic storyteller,” Nathan was very passionate about the topic and Mackenzie has continued to show growth.

“I am so proud of all of my students,” Frohwein said.