Speech is categorized as a Fine Arts Activity. MVL offers many young people an opportunity to participate on its Speech Team. The Speech Team participates in as many as eight meets each season and then attends the Minnesota State High School League’s post-season meets with the opportunity to advance to the State Meet. Students may choose from any of following categories to practice and perfect for the various contests, while receiving advice on their pieces from their coaches.

Speech Categories

  • Creative Expression
  • Extemporaneous Reading
  • Great Speeches
  • Informative Speaking
  • Original Oratory
  • Serious Poetry Interpretation
  • Storytelling DI – Duo Interpretation
  • Discussion
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Humorous Interpretation
  • Serious Drama Interpretation
  • Serious Prose Interpretation