Off To State Public Speaking Contest
June 2, 2021
Three Stephenson County 4-H youth were nominated on Tuesday, April 20, to compete in the Illinois 4-H State Public Speaking Contest. Their quest to compete at the State Contest started back in January when the youth attended a Farm Bureau training for public speaking.
The Tuesday evening contest held at the Highland Community College in Freeport was open to all 4-H youth. The six categories included: Formal Speech, Illustrated Speech, Original Works, Oral Interpretation, Food Demonstration and General Demonstration. 4-H members ages 8 to 18 were able to compete in the evening's con...