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PR-B speech team earns awards in Pequot Lakes


The Pine River-Backus junior varsity speech team competed Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Pequot Lakes “Speech Wars” Invitational.

Katey Hanson took the gold medal (and a light saber!) for her original oratory on the deaf and blind.

Claudina Williams took the silver medal for her informative speech on Haiti.

Emma Armstrong and Judith Reed took home red ribbons for their duo interpretation of “The Twits” by Roald Dahl.

Also competing, but not receiving an award:

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