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STUDENT, 14, WINS REGIONAL CONTEST

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Carly Kendall, 14, West Valley City, a student at Christ Lutheran School, is a district winner in the sixth RespecTeen "Speak for Yourself" letter-writing contest. The Lutheran Brotherhood sponsors the annual competition.

Carly sent a letter on homelessness to Rep. Bill Orton of Utah's 3rd Congressional District. More than 8,000 students across the country participated in the contest. One was selected for each congressional district. Letters were judged for clarity of thought, argument, supporting data, expression, sincerity and originality.Those with information for this column are invited to call Angelyn N. Hutchinson, Douglas D. Palmer or Chuck Gates at the Deseret News, 237-2100.