High school speech gets cinematic makeover

“Our Potter Potential,” a movie based on a speech by Denfeld High School grad Matthew Johnson, went live Sunday night on YouTube.

Saturday’s News Tribune included a story about a Denfeld alum whose persuasive speech from the 2012-13 speech season caught the eye of a filmmaker who turned it into a short motivational movie.

“Our Potter Potential” went live on YouTube Sunday night. Johnson said he was hoping to spark a conversation with his peers.

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