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Coyotes take MAC Speech - Champs for nearly three consecutive decades


March 1, 2018

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Pictured at left is the 2017-18 Potter-Dix Speech Team. The team has won the MAC Conference for nearly 30 consecutive years!

Following countless hours of practice, Potter-Dix earned first place at the Minuteman Activities Conference Speech competition, held on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Potter-Dix.

"People, and even the students, don't really know the time and dedication it takes to be successful at speech. It's just like practicing and performing for any sport," head coach Chandell Oleson said. "The skills these students learn in speech will be utilized for the rest of their lives."

Oleson, with assistant coaches Kristin Kasten and Evelyn Hornbarger, works with a team of 15 students at least three times each week, a...

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