Panther Accolades: FBLA, Forensics, World Food Prize

Posted April 22, 2019

Congratulations to these Plymouth High School groups on their recent recognitions!

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These six Plymouth High School students are headed to FBLA national competition.

FBLA at State

The PHS FBLA chapter placed 15th out of 118 schools at the State Leadership Conference held April 7-9 in Green Bay.

The following students qualified to compete at the National Leadership Conference, which will be held June 29-July 2 in San Antonio, Texas:

  • Noah McFarlin: 1st in Accounting 2
  • Caitlin McEvoy and Charlotte Suttner: 1st in Social Media Campaign (team event)
  • Jennifer Novotny, Maizie Reilly, and Joel Williams: 3rd in Global Business (team event)

The following students also were recognized at the Awards Ceremony:

  • Max Leynse: 6th in Accounting 2
  • Nora Argall, Elise Bleck, and Cammi Nicolaus: 6th in Graphic Design (team event)
  • Carly Kelly, Jack Luedtke, Maggie Munson, Addie Plate, and Allaina Struve: 7th in Parliamentary Procedure (team event)
  • Owen Rubenis: 7th in in Marketing

Noah McFarlin was also recognized as the Plymouth Chapter’s Who’s Who in FBLA nominee. The team is advised by PHS business teachers Todd Williams and June Winkel.

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Competing for PHS at the WFCA State Forensics Meet were, front row from left, Cami Schroeder, Kieran Kraemer, Michellelena Kraemer, and Isabelle Karls-Schilling; and back row, Nora Jaeger, Grace Wynveen, Emma Wynveen, Grace Harvey, Lauren Siemers, Caitlin McEvoy, Marte Kostad, and Bora Ajdini.

Forensics at State

The Plymouth High School Forensics Team recently brought home many awards from two state competitions.

Competing for the Panthers at the Wisconsin Forensic Coaches' Association competition on April 6 at DeForest High School were:

  • Kieran Kraemer: 4th in Storytelling
  • Michellelena Kraemer: 6th in Demonstration Speaking
  • Cami Schroeder: 6th in Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • Emma Wynveen: finalist in Play Acting
  • Grace Wynveen: semi-finalist in Play Acting
  • Bora Ajdini: in Moments in History
  • Grace Harvey: in Moments in History
  • Nora Jaeger: in Prose
  • Isabelle Karls-Schilling: in Informative
  • Marte Kostad: in Informative Speaking
  • Caitlin McEvoy: in Special Occasion
  • Lauren Siemers: in Oratory

Competing for the Panthers at the Wisconsin High School Forensic Association competition on April 12 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison were:

  • Bora Ajdini: gold in Moments in History
  • Nora Jaeger: gold in Prose Interpretation
  • Isabelle Karls-Schilling: gold in Informative Speaking
  • Michellelena Kraemer: gold in Demonstration
  • Caitlin McEvoy: gold in Special Occasion Speaking
  • Cami Schroeder: gold in Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • Lauren Siemers: gold in Oratory
  • Grace Wynveen: gold in Play Acting
  • Emma Wynveen: gold in Play Acting
  • Avi Charlton-Diesch: silver in Informative
  • Grace Harvey: silver in Moments in History
  • Marte Kolstad: silver in Informative Speaking
  • Kieran Kraemer: silver in Storytelling
  • Kathryn Brinkman: bronze in Moments in History
  • Logan Manthey: bronze in radio
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Competing for PHS at the WHSFA State Forensics Meet were, first row from left, Nora Jaeger, Isabelle Karls-Schilling, Cami Schroeder, Grace Wynveen; second row, Emma Wynveen, Kathryn Brinkman, Caitlin McEvoy; third row, Bora Ajdini, Grace Harvey, Lauren Siemers, Marte Kolstad; and fourth row, Kieran Kraemer, Avi Charlton-Diesch, Michellelena Kraemer, and Logan Manthey.

Anna Brink and April Xiong with their Borlaug Scholars certificates

World Food Prize

Anna Brink and April Xiong participated at the World Food Prize event April 15 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

They presented papers on food insecurity issues in Guatemala and Haiti. Both were honored as Borlaug Scholars for their contribution to the issue.  


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