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Williams wins conference championship in Informative Speaking

The Pine River-Backus speech team ended its season Tuesday, March 4, at the Walker meet, where Claudina Williams placed first and took home the conference championship in Informative Speaking. She received the trophy “wand.”

Also competing were Judy Reed and Autumn Crawford in Dramatic Duo, Lucy Schnoor and Mikayla Sundlie in Dramatic Duo, Austin Mackert in Humorous, and Jarod Birr in Humorous.

Varsity members Troy Fetter and Kyle Tschida judged.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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