State Fair delegates selected included Aidyn Barber,
(Illustrated Speech), Clinton; and Hannah Crider (Oral
Interpretation), Lincoln. State Fair alternates are Stephen Starasta
(Illustrated Speech), Lincoln; and Daniel Crider (Oral
Interpretation), Lincoln. All were blue award winners. Molly Schempp
from Atlanta was selected as the top oral communicator for her
Extemporaneous speech and received a plaque sponsored by Country
Financial – Joe Ryan.
Additional participant included blue award winner Cavit Schempp of
Atlanta for his Extemporaneous Speech.
Judges for this year's contests were Liz Fanning, of Mt. Pulaski and
Chad Colby, of Goodfield.
Oral communication is a life skill taught and
practiced in 4-H. To find out more about the program, contact the
Logan County Extension Office, at 980 N. Postville Dr., Lincoln or
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Front L to R: Daniel Crider,
Stephen Starasta, Aidyn Barber and judge Chad Colby. Back row:
Daniel Crider, Hannah Crider, Molly Schempp (Overall Winner), Cavit Schempp, and
Judge Liz Fanning.
About 4-H: Illinois 4-H strives to help youth learn skills for
living. University of Illinois Extension provides 4-H programs in every county
in Illinois. Illinois 4-H aims to impact the lives of 200,000 youth each year
through sustained learning clubs and groups and short-term programming.
Extension Program Coordinator
University of Illinois Extension]