The Mercer High School Speech Team on Saturday won team championship honors at the 37th Annual Individual Events Awards Tournament, sponsored by Mercer Rotary Club. The tournament attracted more than 145 speakers from high schools throughout western and central Pennsylvania.

In the race for team sweepstakes, Mercer broke the three-year winning streak of Mount Lebanon High School by topping the 19-team field with 96 sweepstakes points. Mercer teams have now won team championships at 30 of the previous 37 Mercer Invitationals.

 

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