Communications contest results announced
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Logan County 4-H had its annual oral
communications contest on April 29. Illinois State Fair delegates
selected were Allen Giles, Lincoln, for general demonstration; David
Carter, Lincoln, original works; Elizabeth Carter, Lincoln,
illustrated speech; and Ryan Huffer, Lincoln, illustrated speech.
Alternates are Tim Carter, Lincoln, oral interpretation; Zack
Huffer, Lincoln, formal speech; Stephen Squaire, Lincoln, extempore
speaking; and David and Daniel Fulton, Lincoln, oral interpretation.
State fair delegates and alternates pictured (left to right) are
Stephen Squaire, David Carter, Elizabeth Carter, Tim Carter and
Allen Giles. Not pictured: Ryan Huffer, Zack Huffer, David Fulton
and Daniel Fulton.
All delegates and alternates won blue awards. Allen Giles was
selected as the top oral communicator and received a plaque
sponsored by Lincoln IGA.
Additional blue award winners were Matthew Squaire, Samuel
Squaire and Miriam Carter, all of Lincoln. Red award winners were
Abby Squaire and Rebekah Crider, both of Lincoln.
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Contest judges were Judy Schumacher, youth development educator
from East Peoria, and Tami Purcell of Lincoln.
Oral communication is a life skill taught and practiced in 4-H.
To find out more about the program, contact Logan County Extension
at 980 N. Postville Drive in Lincoln or call 732-8289.
[News release by Patty Huffer,