NEW ULM - The MVL speech team took first place team honors in the small number entries division at the New Ulm Speech Invitational on Saturday.
Alyssa Tessmer was fourth in the extemp reading category, Abby Koelpin was fourth in great speeches, and Maria Muske was second in original oratory. Brianna Klugherz got a blue ribbon, one place out of finals. More than 350 students competed.
MVL will host the 6A subsection speech contest on April 2.