Semifinals

2018 International Speech Contest Semifinals

The Speech Contest Semifinals lead up to the World Championship of Public Speaking®. Districts are randomly assigned to one of the 10 International Speech Contest Semifinals. Semifinalists advance to the World Championship of Public Speaking at the International Convention in Chicago, Illinois.

Round 1

Contest
District
Contestant
Finalist

Semifinal 1

2

15
40
44 Carlton N. Young
50
54
56
64 Kevin Wilson
68
87 Eddie Chung Chie Jin
100

Semifinal 2

7
17
24
34
45
46 Hill Krishnan
80 Wiwiek Najihah Binte Hairudin
81
84
94 Omei Bongos-Ikwue
103

Semifinal 3

3
23
43 Chad L. Hart
48
61
70
72 Peter McDermott
86 Roger Caesar
92
98
104

Semifinal 4

6
31
32 Lindy MacLaine
39
55
62 Paul Artale
73
82
85
90
105

Round 2

Semifinal 5

1
5
30 Eric Feinendegen
36
41 Rupinder Singh
49 David Kapaku
53
65 Joseph P. Babcock
66
69
97

Semifinal 6

9 Michael Anthony
10 Rob Telecky
16 Kerry N. Austin
20
25
29 David C. Hollingsworth
58 Anita Davis
77 Carl Holden
91
101
F Al Frederick Lacorte

Semifinal 7

4 Vivas Kumar
13
18 Dolphus Cue
19
22
67 Ju-Hui Chen
71
75 Neb L. Perez
89
102

Round 3

Semifinal 8

21
27 Sanka Perera
28 Stephanie Coleman
51 Loghandran Krishnasamy
52 Aaron Samson
59
60 Sethu Kotharamath
74
88
93

Semifinal 9

8
26
35 Adam M. Stoll
37 Kevin Matthew Johnson
42 Russ Dantu
76
78 David Philip Otey
83
95
96 Reginald Boaler

Semifinal 10

11
12
14
33
38
47
57
63
79
99