Speech team finishes fourth at home

The Maple Lake Speech team took fourth place in the small-school division of its own meet on Feb. 23. Placing for Maple Lake were Maddie Nelson, third in discussion; Dylan Schlueter, sixth in discussion; Bernadette Loch and Maggie Carey, seventh in duo interpretation; and Charlie Stejskal, second in extemporaneous speaking. The 10th annual meet boasted 18 schools and more than 300 competitors from as far away as Stillwater, Swanville, and Le Sueur. Kimball Area was crowned first place in the small-school division; Le Sueur-Henderson took first place in the larger school division.