Middle school students from Incarnate Word Academy put their professional skills to the test Monday in a handshake competition.

Throughout the school year, students engaged guest speakers and business professionals in learning how to give a proper handshake, manners, and how to remain composed under pressure.

The Angel Shake competition is a culmination of lessons, and City Councilmember Ben Molina interviewed the finalist as part of the competition.

The top two IWA contestants will advance to the National Amazing Shake competition in Atlanta, Ga., in February.

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