LINCOLN- The Nebraska City High School speech team capped off the last meet of the first semester with some successful placements at the Lincoln Southeast Holiday Joust prior to Christmas break.

The results included first and third place finishes for a number of students. Isabelle Bare had the top placement for the Pioneer squad, placing first in the Impromptu Speaking category. 

Third place finishers for Oral Interpretation of Drama included the team of Gabe Collins, Dalton Cooper, Kelly Gonzalez, Caleb Poggemeyer and Kiera Rakowski.

Nebraska City will kick off 2022 with its next meet taking place Jan. 8 at Millard North High School in Omaha.