State Public Speaking Contest
Senior Division winners at the Regional Public Speaking Contest in speech and radio PSA will advance to the State Public Speaking Contest. The PSA tapes/CD's of the winners will then be provided to the Nebraska Rural Radio Network for use on their three radio stations. Those who qualify for the state contest in the Speech Division must be present at the State Contest to receive the $25 cash award and to be eligible for the scholarships. PSA contestants do not need to be present at the State Contest.
Date: Monday, September 2, 2013
Location: Heartland Event Center, Fonner Park in Grand Island, Nebraska
Register: 8:30-8:50 a.m. at the Heartland Event Center
Contest will begin at: 9:00 a.m.
- Registrations for the State Public Speaking Contest are due by August 1 to Cathy Johnston at 114 Agricultural Hall, P.O. Box 830700, Lincoln, NE 68583-0700.
- The Entry Form completed at the Regional Public Speaking Contest and three (3) copies of the Speech Outline or PSA Outline must be submitted for each speech or PSA entered when registering for the state contest.
- Registration for state competition must be submitted by the UNL Extension 4-H staff member who served as the Regional Contest Coordinator.
2012 State Public Speaking Contest
Kane Wellnitz, Dawes -- Purple, Speech Division Winner
Sarah Maul, Hamilton -- Purple, Speech Division Winner
Kelsey Bredthauer, Custer -- Purple, Speech Division Alternate Winner
Rachael Fangmeier, Thayer -- Purple, Speech Division Alternate WInner
Kami Crabtree, Holt -- Blue
Robin Ferguson, Sheridan -- Purple
Brandi Bailey, Grant -- Blue
Jenna Podany, Colfax -- Red
Holly Hillebran, Lancaster -- Blue
Jacob Brenamann, Frontier -- Purple
Emily Keiser, Dawson -- Blue
Mattie Windholz, Dundy -- Blue
Anna Meduna, Saunders -- Purple
London Sindelar, Pierce -- Blue
Sarah Meduna, Saunders -- Purple
Public Service Announcement Division
Erica Mallette, Dodge County -- Purple, PSA Division Winner
Trevor McKeone, Dawson County -- Purple, PSA Division Winner
Paige Roach, Lancaster County -- Purple, PSA Division Alternate Winner
David Von Behren -- Purple, PSA Division Alternate Winner
Brooke Bredhauer, Custer -- Blue
Abby Bright, Box Butte -- Purple
Makayla Coan, Platte -- Blue
Elli Dearmont, Lancaster -- Blue
Regan Gittlein, Chase -- Blue
Ashlynne Hanan, Scotts Bluff -- Purple
Ben Jahnke, Cuming -- Purple
Laura Nelms, Dundy -- Blue
Mary Ruda, Boyd -- Blue
Amelia Schlichting, Burt -- Blue
Sheridan Swotek, Lancaster -- Purple