The Custer County 4-H Public Speaking Contest was held on Monday, April 5 via zoom connection, due to COVID-19 guidelines. Nine entries were made by Custer County 4-H youth in three divisions. Award donors for the contest included Tom & Mary Langrud, Cindy Pearson in Memory of Bill Pearson, Fowler Haymoving, Arnold Rotary, and the Nebraska Rural Radio Network.
The top individuals in the Intermediate and Senior Speech and PSA divisions will represent Custer County at the State 4-H Public Speaking Contest. The State Contest is scheduled for June 30 in Lincoln.
Here are the results of the contest:
NOVICE SPEECH DIVISION
1st Place- Kennedy Eggleston Purple Ribbon & Gold Medal
2nd Place- Blake Slocum Purple Ribbon & Silver Medal
3rd Place- Ryan McCaslin Blue Ribbon & Bronze Medal
4th Place- Ava Loy Blue Ribbon
INTERMEDIATE SPEECH DIVISION
1st Place- Nicole McCaslin Purple Ribbon & Gold Medal
2nd Place- Maysa Jones Blue Ribbon & Silver Medal
INTERMEDIATE PSA DIVISION
1st Place- Alex Berghorst Purple Ribbon & Gold Medal
2nd Place- Mahaya Jones Blue Ribbon & Silver Medal
3rd Place- Maysa Jones Blue Ribbon & Bronze Medal