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Whittell student shines in speech

Provided to the TribuneShown celebrating the power of speech at the Tahoe Douglas Rotary Club's annual speech contest are, from left to right, Bill Ottman of the Tahoe Douglas Rotary Club, Chad Gerken, Lorin Kline, speech coach Jeremy Smith, Ben Johnson, Brad Lipovsky and Club President Susan Glasson.

Whittell High School student Junior Lorin Kline won the 2002 annual speech contest of the Tahoe Douglas Rotary Club at Harvey’s on March 15. She then advanced to the Area level contest which was held in Carson City on April 9. Lorin again beat all competition and will now represent the Rotary Clubs of Western Nevada and Eastern California at the District level contest held at the Nugget Casino in Sparks on May 4. Lorin placed third at Sparks.

All high school students in Rotary District 5190 were eligible to participate in this annual contest which awards the winner a cash prize of $1,000. The theme of this years contest was “Mankind Is Our Business” and all participating students did an excellent job in preparation and presentation of their speech. Runner ups at the Harvey’s contest included Ben Johnson, Chad Gerken, Brad Lipovsky and were introduced by Speech Coach Jeremy Smith.

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