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RWHS Speech team notches wins in opening event

The Red Wing High School Speech team took home several awards in their first competition of the season on Feb. 2 in Cannon Falls. Photo courtesy by Heather Finholm

In its first competition of the season, the Red Wing High School speech team won several individual awards.

Red Wing was among 17 area schools at the Cannon Falls Invitational Feb. 2.

The following students won awards in their respective category:

• Alison Metzen (second, Varsity Dramatic Interpretation).

• Rachel Dopkinson and Kayleigh Hoppman (third, Novice Duo Interpretation).

• Jayda Pederson, Micah Marks, Londyn Overlander, Marshall Laidlaw, Mason Overman, Rachel Hauschildt, Olivia Johnson (honorable mention, Varsity Original Oratory).

• Elliott Engberg (fifth, Varsity Original Oratory).

• Yesenia Sanchez (honorable mention, Varsity Poetry).

• Sadie Bloom, Tesia Heineman, and Grace O'Brien.

Matthew Lambert

Matthew Lambert joined the Red Wing Republican Eagle in March 2018 covering school board, public safety, and writing features. Lambert previously wrote for the Pierce County Herald and River Falls Journal. He is a graduate of Winona State University with a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication: Journalism. 

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