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Notable + Quotable | Dec. 9, 2021

things heard around the Chippewa Valley

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CONFIDENCE COMES WITH PREPARATION. WE'VE NEVER BEEN MORE PREPARED.

It was just something special in the gym where I knew that this was going to happen. I knew that we weren't going to let each other not win a national championship. It was just meant to be.

KENDRA BAIERL

UW-EAU CLAIRE VOLLEYBALL PLAYER

– after the Blugolds defeated Calvin University No. 20 to win an NCAA Division III Championship. (Leader-Telegram, Nov. 22)


I grew up very self aware of my racial and cultural identity. Through my own journey of putting words to my own experiences, I had become really passionate about helping students work through that process themselves.

DANG YANG

director of UW-Eau Claire’s Office of Multicultural Affairs

–about his recognition as one of the most notable Asian American leaders in Wisconsin by Madison 365. (The Spectator, Nov. 17)


We really want to give back to the community in a meaningful way.

MADELINE NELSON

mARKETING COORDINATOR FOR PRESTIGE AUTO CORPORATION

–about a food drive for Feed My People Food Bank that runs through Dec. 17. (WEAU 13 News, Nov. 30)