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Speech Team takes first at meet

The Perham Yellowjacket Speech Team, at a meet in Osakis, Minn. on Saturday.

The Yellowjacket Speech Team took first at the Parkers Prairie/Osakis Speech Meet on Saturday. The team came back strong, after a week off from tournament action.

This Saturday, the team travels to Henning.

The following competitors placed at the meet:

Discussion: Kris Hanson, 4th; Kiowa Wieser-Matthews, 2nd; Riley Tostenson, 1st

Drama: Tyler Wieser-Matthews, Superior; Calista Wengel, 5th; Rachel Nelson, 4th; Lauren Anderson, 1st

Duo: Audrey Swanson and Hailey Galbrecht, Excellent; Annika Werner and Eleanor Biederman, Superior; Syd Karles and Aubrey Hill, Superior; Nick Honer and Brian Howey, 5th; Chris Knutson and Rory Risk, 1st

Extemporaneous Reading: Kayla Heier, 2nd

Extemporaneous Speaking: Fikri Rahmat, Kanyon Edval

Great Speeches: Lauren Anderson, Excellent; Sam Dreier, 4th; Zepherian Richardson, 2nd

Humor: Nick Honer, 4th

Inform: Paityn Lund, Excellent; Jennifer Wegscheid, 4th; Rachel Newville, 2nd

Original Oratory: Mary Riestenberg, 5th; Mikayla Sondag, 4th; Mark Huebsch, 1st

Poetry: Elshan Mirzazade, 3rd; Alyssa Moris, 5th; Emma Sweere, 2nd; Ali Christenson, 1st

Prose: Sam Greene, Superior; Leah Wuebben, 2nd