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Pequot Lakes mock trial finishes twelfth at state


The Pequot Lakes High School (PLHS) mock trial team ended its season with a 12th-place finish out of 12 teams at the state tournament held March 11-12 in Duluth.

“Even though we didn’t finish where we wanted to be, the students showed fortitude and had fun,” said coach Dan Moddes. “The community should be proud of the diligence and grit of our students.”

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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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