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Speech Team


Mr. John McCluskey,, ext. 160


Speech offers a unique opportunity for any student to express his/her individual speaking and dramatic talents in a competitive atmosphere. Students compete against other schools in 16 events including, radio speaking, prose, poetry, oratory, extemporaneous speaking, impromptu speaking, informational speaking, oratorical declamation, humorous duet acting, dramatic duet acting, dramatic interpretation, humorous interpretation, original comedy, performance in the round and group interpretation. So whether you want to talk about politics, develop your acting talent or even practice radio broadcasting, Speech Team is for you.

The Speech Team is a flexible organization that accommodates students who represent Fenwick in other sports and activities. Our most successful members are regularly involved in fall, winter and spring sports.


Fenwick Speech Team members have regularly been accepted to prestigious colleges and universities. Speech team members are also invited to compete for Fenwick at prestigious national competitions.


Various competitions at the best public and private high schools throughout the country during the school year. Also compete at Harvard University in Cambridge and Isidore Newman High School in New Orleans