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Pictured are left to right; front row: Elizabeth Wagner, Susanna Metcalf, Carleigh Roettger, and Ally Thomas. Back row: Collin Roettger, Isabel Schmenk, Reneah Arndt, Lori Meyer, Abigail Inlow, and Ben Gabriel. Not pictured: Diane Bennett.

Students showcase speaking skills

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Local home schooled students recently showed off their speaking skills at an open house and mock meeting held at Faith Lutheran Church, 545 Apollo Rd.


The nine students, grades 7-9, trained with mentors Lori Meyer and Diane Bennett from the Hudson Rise 'n Shine Toastmasters for nine weeks before presenting to family and friends.

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Jillian Dexheimer
Jillian Dexheimer has been a copy editor and reporter for the River Falls Journal since 2011. She previously worked for the River Falls Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Dexheimer holds a sociology degree from UW-River Falls.
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