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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

The Loras College mediation team returned from Gainesville, Georgia, as national champions. 

The won first place for advocacy in the Intercollegiate National Mediation Tournament.

In addition to their win, a number of individuals took home hardware, too.

Professor Mary Lynn Neuhaus was named Coach of the Year.

Dallas Knapp, Emily Decker and Lucas Tully, all sophomores, were named All-Americans. 

The InterNational Academy of Dispute Resolution (INADR) sponsored the tournament, where students are judged on their problem-solving skills, creativity, oral advocacy and ability to listen and act ethically.

The University of Dubuque and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville also represented the tri-state area at the national tournament.

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