Addi O’Bryan from Altha Public School received 1st Place in the 4-H Tropicana Public Speaking Contest for the Middle School Division. Catherine Lewis from Blountstown Middle School received 2nd place honors and Summer Stone from Carr Elementary and Middle School received 3rd place.

Tropicana, Inc. and 4-H/University of Florida IFAS Extension Service sponsor this wonderful program which has brought the art of public speaking into Florida classrooms since 1969.

Whitney Cherry, University of Florida IFAS Extension Calhoun County 4-H Agent congratulates every student who participated and told the students, “You are all winners for being able to speak before your classmates, family, and friends.”