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ELC makes All-State with ensemble acting duo

By Staff | Feb 21, 2021

Grace Johnson and Saige Hengeveld received All- State Honors for their ensemble acting performance. Hengeveld also was an All-State nominee for her ensemble acting performance with Ely Jones in 2020. Photo by Amy H. Peterson

Sophomores Grace

Johnson and Saige

Hengeveld’s performance of

“Bad Words,” by Margaret

Erickson scored an All-

State Nomination for Iowa’s

Large Group Speech competition,

the sole Estherville

Lincoln Central Act to do so.

North Union High

School’s group mime,

“Babysitting Blues,” was

also nominated. Due to

COVID-19, the Iowa High

School Speech Association

stated there would be no virtual

or in-person All-State

performances this year.

All-State nominees are

considered the outstanding

acts from each of four regions

of Iowa.