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Walker Lenz is pictured with his parents, Chad and Denise, along with Randy Meier from Fox 9 (Twin Cities), who presented Lenz with his medal Thursday. -- Photo by Jason Schulte

Malone student named national winner for current events

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PRESCOTT--Malone Elementary School student Walker Lenz was named a National Student Leader by the National Current Events League Thursday during a school assembly in Prescott.


Lenz earned the honor by having the top cumulative score nationwide over the 2012-13 year. Gifted and Talented Director Kelly Johnson said Malone has never had a Student Leader in 10 years of competition before.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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