Hilltalkers Show Skills At Rotary Check Presentation

Rotary Club of Los Alamos President Troy Hughes, left, Hilltalkers Darcy Turin, Jenny Wang, Irene Gerrish, Dakota Klasky and Hilltalkers Coach Margo Batha hold up a $400 check the club presented to the Hilltalkers at Tuesday’s meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
Hilltalker Jenny Wang argues why the United Nations should militarize during Tuesday’s Rotary meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Rotary Club of Los Alamos donated $400 to the Hilltalkers speech and debate team at Tuesday’s meeting at the Manhattan Project Restairant. 

“The donation is greatly appreciated because it is very expensive to have a competitive debate team,” Coach Margo Batha said.

But the support and Hilltalkers’ work have paid off, Batha said. The Hilltalkers are the number one speech and debate team in the state.

The team will again put their skills to the test during the New Mexico Speech Debate Championships Feb. 26-28 in Los Alamos. Volunteer judges are needed for the competition. If interested in being a judge, visit http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c45acab2fa1f85-state, for more information.

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