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Pancake Day Champ Speaks To Hutchinson Elementary Students

KSCB News - March 17, 2015 9:59 am

Reigning International Pancake Day Race champ Hannah Belton, 24, of Liberal, took her skillet and pancakes on the road Mar. 5 to speak to elementary students in Hutchinson. Belton explained the history of the Pancake Day Race between Liberal, Kans. and Olney, England, to K-sixth grade students at Lincoln, Graber, and McCandless elementary schools. Belton won the 66th annual race on Feb. 17, 2015, with a time of 69 seconds, beating Olney’s winner by six seconds. A second-grade teacher in Liberal, Belton also showed off her pancake flipping technique for the students and said the kids had a great time learning all about Pancake Day. She was invited to speak by the Hutchinson schools as part of their celebration of National School Breakfast week, Mar. 2-6.

 

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