Eleven Highland students participated in the Optimist Speech Contest on the evening of April 9. The topic of the speeches was, "Is There a Fine Line Between Optimism and Reality?" Awards were given for the top three speakers. Third place went to Rebekah Bale, second place went to Robby James and first place went to Olivia Muir. The first and second place winners will advance to the Regional Competition on Sunday, April 14 at the Mill Creek Civic Center in Chesterfield.
IMAGE 1 Awards, left to right: 2nd place, Robby James; 1st place, Olivia Muir; 3rd place Rebekah Bale
IMAGE 2: From left to right: Kirsten McNeal, Allison Stephenson, Connor Stump, Connor King, Robby James, Gabriel Ballinger, Harmony Smith, Olivia Muir, Delaney Schloegl, Talaysha Simonds, and Rebekah Bale
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