The Eureka High School Speech and Drama Team closed its competitive season with senior Constance Moushon (daughter of Raymond and Catherine Moushon of Eureka) competing in the State IHSA Individual Events Speech Tournament held in Peoria at the Civic Center on February 21 and 22.
The EHS Speech Team was also honored in the State Tournament Official Program for being 1 of 9 high school Speech Teams in the State that was a Team Academic Achievement Winner. To achieve this acknowledgement, the Team had to have achieved a grade point average of 4.0 or higher throughout the competitive season. Additionally, Coach Diana Sluder was honored by the IHSA the ICTA (Illinois Communication Theatre Association) in the opening ceremonies of the State Tournament Individual Events Award program with the “John M. Hires Dedicated Coaching Award”. Mrs. Sluder will be retiring at the end of this school year after coaching the EHS Speech Team for 29 years.