Pekin competes in speech event
After moving on from Districts at Tri-County, Pekin Community School District high school students competed in the Individual State Speech event Saturday at Vinton-Shellsburg community schools. From left are: Cameron Little, Michael Fink, Lillian Brown, Jade Harper, Logan Kates and Gabi Rutherford. Little participated in improv and after-dinner speaking. Brown also competed in after-dinner speaking. Both Fink and Harper competed in storytelling. Kates competed in expository address, and Rutherford competed in literary program. Kendra Richardson is the speech coach.