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PR-B speech team ends season


The Pine River-Backus High School speech team competed in the section tournament Saturday, April 5, to end the season.

Claudina Williams advanced to the final round in Informative Speaking with her piece on the “World of Illusions,” ending in fifth place for the season.

Katey Hanson advanced to a semi-final round in Poetry with her take on the poem, “To The Day,” ending in ninth place for the season.

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