6920 Rotary Speech Workshop and Contest for High School Students

Wednesday, January 10, 2018


Rotary International LogoThe local Rotary District 6920 will sponsor a speech workshop at the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System’s Headquarters Branch (823 Telfair St., Augusta) on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 4 pm. This workshop is designed to enhance teens’ public speaking skills and prepare them for the local Preston Johnson Rotary District 6920 Annual High School Speech Contest. Download the application for the Speech Contest here: 2018 Student Registration Form.

The Preston Johnson Rotary District 6920 Annual High School Speech Contest is open to high school students. The registration deadline is February 2, 2018. The local competition will be held on Monday, February 26, 2018, at 9 am in the Auditorium of the Headquarters Library (823 Telfair Street, Augusta). A first, second, and third place winner will be selected locally. Winners at the local level will have a chance to compete for $1,000 in scholarships at the Zone Contest on April 14, 2018, at Oconee Fall Line Technical College-Sandersville Campus. The winner’s speech will be given at the District Conference in March.

Speeches are to be between 3 and 4 minutes, with limited notes, about the Rotary Theme “Making a Difference” or Rotary’s 4-Way test. See page 7 of the Rotary Speech Contest Guidelines and the Judge’s Scoring Sheet for more detailed information about competition speech requirements and judging criteria.

To learn more about the speech contest and workshop, contact La Verne Gold at 706-724-5544 or lgold@uwcsra.org.

Watch the 2014 finalists below: