Four Pequot Lakes speech team members advance to state. Klein named Section 6A coach of year
The Pequot Lakes speech team placed third at the Section 6A tournament Saturday, April 6, in Pillager, with four students advancing to the state tournament - Mollie Pierson, Megan Buffington, Zach Bauer and Synclair Gardiner.
Coach Angie Klein was named the Section 6A coach of the year.
The top three performers in each category advance to the state tournament, which will take place Friday, April 12, at Wayzata High School. Placing at the section tournament for the Patriots were:
Discussion: Pierson, first.
Drama: Ali Sommerness, fifth.
Extemporaneous reading: Allison Francis, fifth.
Great speeches: Buffington, third.
Oratory: Ashley Mixer, fourth.
Poetry: Elena Grove, fourth; Hannah Allen, sixth.
Prose: Bauer, second; Courtney Rock, sixth.
Storytelling: Gardiner, third.