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 Ramona J. Smith
64 Kevin Wilson
68
87 Eddie Chung Chie Jin
100

Semifinal 2

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

Semifinal 3

3 Tom Otstot
23
43 Chad L. Hart
48 Larry E. Kokko
61 J.A. Gamache
70 Sulei Gu
72 Peter McDermott
86 Roger Caesar
92
98 Prathima Madireddy
104

Semifinal 4

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

Round 2

Semifinal 5

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

Semifinal 6

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

Semifinal 7

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

Round 3

Semifinal 8

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

Semifinal 9

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

Semifinal 10

11
12
14 Carlos L. Greene
33
38
47
57
63
79 Adel Saleh Aljuhaiman
99