A few weeks ago we were treated to “Speaking Up A Storm”, a showcase featuring the high school speech team. Brandon has participated for the past two years on the team. This year he competed in the extemporaneous category. Six team members performed their complete speeches in various categories, while the rest of the team highlight their skills in 30 second spots.

Ellie was excited to be going to see her big brother and she made this:

I reminded her that she needed to keep quiet to be respectful of the team (including her brother), but she did hold up her sign when he was on stage.

Here is Brandon’s part:

He also introduced a few of the other categories.