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Fine Arts Department - Speech

"THE THEATER WAS MY FIRST TRAINING GROUND. IT TAUGHT ME DISCIPLINE, DEDICATION AND APPRECIATION OF HARD WORK."  - BEN VEREEN
One of the largest activities at Marian Catholic, the Speech Team competes on the IHSA level from August to February traveling to 8-12 competitions a year. This prestigious, award-winning program focuses on 14 individual events in Acting, Speaking and Interpretation that culminate in team awards. The Marian Catholic Speech Team boasts an abundance of awards and championships.
 
Department Chair: Greg Bimm
 
COURSES OFFERED
  • Communication Skills
  • Mass Media
  • Introduction to Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Oral Interpretation - Honors
 
Seventeen (17) IHSA State championships in the last 11 years. Performance in Round IHSA State Champions- 2008, 2016. Group Interpretation State Champions- 2010, 2012. Seventeen (17) IHSA Regional titles & Eight IHSA Sectional crowns.
 
A total of .5 credits in Fine Arts is required for graduation.