4-H-ers compete in communication arts contest
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.