Swede speech team wins 23 medals at Grand Island, including 3 firsts The Swede Speech team competed against 30 teams at the Central Nebraska Forensics League speech meet in Grand Island this past Saturday. The team won 23 medals, according to coach Kaitlyn Clark, seven of which were won by first time medalists. Gold medals were brought home by senior Lauren Waskowiak in Informative ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!