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PLHS Mock Trial team heads to State


For the first time in the program’s history, the Pequot Lakes High School (PLHS) mock trial team is headed to the state tournament.

The team, made up of students ranging from eighth to 12th grade, will leave for Duluth after school Monday, March 10, after their classmates cheer them on at a pep rally.


Chelsey Perkins
Chelsey Perkins grew up in Crosslake and is a graduate of Pequot Lakes High School. She earned her Bachelor's degree in professional journalism from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Perkins has interned at the Lake Country Echo and the Rochester and Austin Post-Bulletins and also worked for the student-run Minnesota Daily newspaper as a copy editor and columnist during college. She went on to intern at Utne Reader magazine, where she was later hired as the research editor. Before joining the Brainerd Dispatch, Perkins worked as a staff writer for the Pineandlakes Echo Journal.
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