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4-H’ers can participate in public speaking contest

4-H’ers can participate in public speaking contest

Posted: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 8:02 pm

The annual 4-H Public Speaking Contest will be taking place in schools across Obion County this month.
4-H’ers will be invited to compete in the 4-H County Public Speaking Contest — to be held on Dec. 6 — based on their performance at the class level.
By building a great speech, students have the opportunity to build self-esteem and other social skills they will use throughout their entire lives. All fourth through eighth grade students are invited to participate in the contest.
South Fulton seventh- and eighth-graders kicked off this month’s event today.
Other clubs which will participate include:
Wednesday — Black Oak, seventh grade;
Friday — Hillcrest, seventh and eighth grades;
Monday — Lake Road, seventh and eighth grades;
Nov. 8 — Lake Road, fourth and fifth grades;
Nov. 9 — Lake Road, sixth grade;
Nov. 10 — Hillcrest, fourth through sixth grades;
Nov. 11 — Black Oak, fourth through sixth grades;
Nov. 14 — Ridgemont, eighth grade;
Nov. 15 — Ridgemont, seventh grade;
Nov. 16 — Ridgemont, fourth grade;
Nov. 17 — South Fulton, sixth grade;
Nov. 17 — Union City Afterschool, all grades;
Nov. 18 — South Fulton, fourth and fifth grades;
Nov. 29 — Ridgemont, sixth grade; and
Nov. 30 — Ridgemont fifth grade.
For more information, contact Obion County University of Tennessee Extension agent Una Johnson by calling 885-3742 or by emailing ubaker@utk.edu.

Published in The Messenger 11.1.11

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