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Yellowjacket Speech Team finishes undefeated

The Yellowjacket Speech Team finished their regular season undefeated by beating 20 A and AA schools on Saturday at the meet in Detroit Lakes.

The Yellowjackets go into Sub-Section action this Saturday in New York Mills. 

The Yellowjacket Speech Expo is this Thursday, March 25 at Perham High School.

The event starts at 5 p.m. with music and social time.

At 5:15 a spaghetti dinner will be served.

At 6 p.m. all senior competitors will take the stage in the auditorium to present their various competitve speeches.

At 7 p.m. dessert will be served and all 7-11th grade competitors will perform their material in various rooms at PHS.

A donation of $4 for 10 and under and $7 for adults is suggested. Performances will include everything from drama to humor with 13 categories of performances. Funds raised go to off-set costs for the State trip and scholarship money for summer speech camps.

The following competitors placed at D.L. on Saturday:


Hannah Lorenz-Excellent

Karlee Omberg-3rd


Annie Johnson-Excellent

Sam Stoll-Excellent

Issac Werner-Excellent

Leah Wuebben-Excellent

Kenzi Kovar-3rd


Kenzi Kovar-Superior

Great Speeches:

Elena-Alama Arvig-Superior


Andrew Riestenberg-Superior

Mark Shipman-Superior

Janina Magdalson-Superior


Rachel Newville-Superior

Courtney Guck-1st

Creative Expression:

Rachel Wuebben-Superior

Whitney Delaney-1st


Candace Rastedt-Excellent


Becca Huebsch-2nd

Extemp. Reading:

Katily Young-Superior

Kjirsten Kroenke- 2nd 


Annika Thielsen-Superior

Maddie McClellan - 2nd


Janina Magdalson/ Annika Thielsen-Superior

Brendan Lauer/ Jade West-Superior

Amber Kalina/Abby Kalina-3rd