On Tuesday. Feb. 11, the Pequot Lakes junior high speech team attended the Cass Lake invitational. The Patriots had 10 students place in the top six of their category.

Placing for the Patriots:

Creative: Amani Kibwaa, sixth place

Drama: Texan Johnson, sixth place

Duo: Madeline Hoag and Autumn Hecker, fourth place

Great Speeches: Cecelia Kinney, fourth place

Poetry: Tabitha Kibwaa, first place

Poetry: Grace Jordon, second place

Prose: Samantha McMahon, fifth place

Storytelling: Elijah Todtness, third place

Storytelling: Ashley Niemceycki, fifth place

Storytelling: Ryder Schultz, sixth place