Mandan News

4-H-ers compete in communication arts contest

(back, l-r) Anne Storick, Ellie Bierman, Sierra Ellingson, Dalton Sougstad, Michael Storick, Kathryn Goettle, Jenna Schaff, Lauryn Hinckley, (middle row, l-r) Emily Storick, Mary Storick, John Goettle, Sarah Dorrheim, Margaret Bjelanovic, Allison Smith, Henry Bierman, (front, l-r) Maria Storick, Hannah Dorrhiem and Maja Bjelanovic. Submitted photos

(back, l-r) Anne Storick, Ellie Bierman, Sierra Ellingson, Dalton Sougstad, Michael Storick, Kathryn Goettle, Jenna Schaff, Lauryn Hinckley, (middle row, l-r) Emily Storick, Mary Storick, John Goettle, Sarah Dorrheim, Margaret Bjelanovic, Allison Smith, Henry Bierman, (front, l-r) Maria Storick, Hannah Dorrhiem and Maja Bjelanovic. Submitted photos

On May 28, 4-Hers participated in the Unit 9 – Mercer, McLean, Morton, Oliver and Grant Counties – Communication Arts contest at Christ the King School in Mandan.

Morton County’s first place recipients were: Preteen Individual Commercial – Allison Smith. Preteen Short Takes – Sierra Ellingson. Preteen Illustrated Talk – Kathryn Goettle. Preteen Prepared Speech – Mary Storick. Preteen Honorable Mention Prepared Speech – Colton Hoiby. Preteen Humorous Interpretive Reading – Emily Storick. Preteen Demonstration – Lauryn Hinckley. Preteen Honorable Mention Demonstration – Margaret Bjelanovic. Teen Interpretive Reading Serious – Anne Storick. Teen Prepared Speech – Jenna Schaff. Teen Demonstration – Michael Storick. Teen Interpretive Reading Serious – Kaylin Tomac.

The 4-H Communication Arts program helps participants develop communication skills that are useful throughout a lifetime. It provides participants an opportunity to practice their skills before a group, gather and organize information, develops confidence in making public presentations and evaluates and enhances communication skills.

(back, l-r) Medora Ellingson, Adrian Sougstad, Anthony Abdallah, (front, l-r) Maria Storick, Angel Abdallah and Hannah Dorrheim.

(back, l-r) Medora Ellingson, Adrian Sougstad, Anthony Abdallah, (front, l-r) Maria Storick, Angel Abdallah and Hannah Dorrheim.