Hartington-Newcastle celebrates speech championship

HARTINGTON, NE (News Channel Nebraska) – Hartington-Newcastle speech students are celebrating back-to-back state championships.

The Wildcats speech team was congratulated at a community event at the high school on Monday night. Hartington-Newcastle finished with 162 points in the Class C-2 competition – 98 points higher than runner-up Tri-County.

Coach A.J. Johnson says the big margin of victory shows the depth of talent on the team.

The Class C-2 competition was held on Friday at the University of Nebraska-Kearney.

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