The Maple Lake Irish speech team finished third at an 18-team home meet on Saturday, Feb. 25. They are, front, Victoria Rollings; second row, from left, Gabby Fritz, Katie Goelz; third row, from left, Sami Hayes, Calli Hadler, Mary Miller, Madeline Gindele, Abby Deyo; fourth row, from left, Maya Heeralall, Mia Cochrane, Caleb Beneke, Lucy Greenhagen, Emily Miller, Anna Zaske, Claire Carlson, Alayna Jude, Hope Jude, Mara Hayes, Alyssa Hadler; back row, from left, Ashley Schmitz, Ashlee Martie, Emma Carlson, Tyler Russell, Sam Neutz, Linsey Hanson, Brady Tongen, Natalie Neumann, Kayla Hanson, Josie Wagner, Lexi Hanson, Ivan LaTour, Abby LaTour, Josh Medley.
At left, Victoria Rollings, left, and Tyler Russell get onstage for the awards ceremony. Rollings accepted the team’s third-place trophy and Russell received an award for his first-place finish in great speeches. At right, Emma Carlson received an award for finishing sixth and second, respectively, in the “informative” category during a Saturday, March 25, home speech meet.
(Photos by Bob Zimmerman)