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Laramie Co. announces 4-H speech winners

University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service

The Laramie County 4-H organization recently held their 2002 Speech and Presentation Contest. The contest is sponsored by the Laramie County 4-H Council and the Laramie County Fair. Results are as follows.

Senior Division(Ages 14-19)

In the Senior Research Speech, Stacia Berry placed first, and Jessica Morris placed second. In the Senior After Dinner Speech, Jessica Morris placed first, with a tribute to “Mothers.”

The Senior Extemporaneous competition was full of excitement. Here the individuals take a topic that is randomly drawn, are given one hour to prepare a speech and give it to the audience and judges. Stacia Berry placed first with her speech on the “Power of Youth: How You Can Make a Difference” and Jessica Morris also placed first with her speech topic on “The Importance of Teachers.” In Senior Presentations, Jessica Morris took first place, with her presentation on “Collages.”

Junior Division (Ages 8 – 13)

In the Junior Fashionably Speaking Speech, Lindsey Freeman took first place and Ryan May took second place along with Heidi Sontag. In the Junior Research Speech, Randa May took first place, and Kinsey Freeman took second place. In the Team Presentation, Cassie Breshears and Jessica Timm were awarded first place. In the Junior Presentations, Brandi Fanning took first for her demonstration on “Deviled Eggs”; Jake Berg took second for “Ty’d Up With Flies”; Jared Fanning took second for his presentation on “Mad About Pin Trading”; and Kinsey Freeman placed second with “Pizza, Pizza, and More Pizza.”

The top seniors, Stacia Berry and Jessica Morris, will represent Laramie County at the Wyoming State Fair in August.