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Ellsworth High School graduate's life story's like music to the ear

Enthusiasm, exuberance, excitement.

If these traits exhibited by Jessica Benck are contagious, graduates in the Ellsworth High School Class of 2010 will go far.

Music has come to the forefront of the EHS senior's life. She said Friday as early as fifth grade at the former Lindgren Elementary School, when her class played recorders for Music Teacher Mrs. Lee, she's enjoyed playing flute--and still does. In fact, she likes music in general.

"I like to sing, too," she said with a smile.

Read more in the print version of the Herald May 5.

Bill Kirk

Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.

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