Provincial 4-H Public Speaking was held Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the Swift Current Comprehensive High School. 32 young 4-H members, who had advanced from their regional competitions, presented their speeches to an audience of more than 100 people!
Topics ranged from cats to messy rooms, and from BSE to friendship. The caliber of confidence, writing, and speaking ability was very impressive!
Congratulations to all speakers that advanced to this prestigious competition. The top place finalists are as follows:
CLOVERBUD (ages 6 - 8)
1st - Trigg Pittman of Kyle Multiple 4-H Club "How to Build a Log Cabin"
2nd - Danika Prevost of Golburn Gallopers 4-H Club "How can you not love cats?"
JUNIOR (ages 9 - 12)
1st - Catherine Battyanie of Ituna Silver Spurs Light Horse 4-H Club "Je suis Charlie"
2nd - Sara Edwards of Parkdale Multiple 4-H Club "My New Sport".
INTERMEDIATE (ages 13 - 15)
1st - Calina Evans of Hanley 4-H Beef Club "Miss D"
2nd - Kyle Kirzinger of Viscount 4-H Beef Club "Commitments"
SENIOR (ages 16 - 21)
1st - Sara Grassick of West P.A. 4-H Beef Club "Perfect Career"
2nd - Megan Schwark of Handel Multiple 4-H Club "GMOs"
Thank you to the judges who gave their time and shared their expertise adjudicating the competition. Thank you to the sponsors of the event, including Farm Credit Canada and UFA, among others. Thank you to the District #9 4-H Council and the Provincial Public Speaking Committee for planning and hosting an excellent program.