Paige Lietz, Coloma Elementary, Lily Wagner, Westfield Middle School and Rebecca Hoevel, High Marq Environmental School, competed at the area Environmental Speaking Contest held in Waupaca Feb. 17. Wagner and Hoevel won their age divisions and advanced the 2015 State Speaking Contest in March.

Westfield students attend area environmental speaking contest

On Feb. 10, the Marquette County Land & Water Conservation Department sponsored the Environmental Speaking Contest. The contest is designed to teach students about our environment while promoting research and public speaking skills.

A total of 10 students from Coloma Elementary School, Westfield Middle School, Westfield High School and High Marq Environmental School participated in the contest. 

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