To the Editor:
The last several years I have spent my winter Saturdays serving as a speech judge for the Little Falls speech team. I am grateful for the opportunity, and I have learned so much from these amazing young people.
“Speechers” are intellectual athletes. They spend hours practicing and preparing their speeches. On speech meet Saturday mornings, I am amazed to see sleepy students, dressed in suits, boarding the bus at 6 a.m. I am impressed and proud of these devoted students. I admire their work ethic, knowledge, dedication, drive and professionalism. These students are so talented, and I sing their praises every chance I get.
It is a privilege to serve as a speech judge for the Flyer team. If you ever get a chance to sit in on a high school speech performance, grab it. I want to recognize these diamonds that live Flyer pride and represent the Little Falls District so well.
— Terri Sims, Royalton