The Whitefield Lions Club hosted the annual Speak Out contest at their March 22nd meeting.
The contestants, both juniors at Erskine Academy delivered a talk of allotted time that they feel strongly about.
The students were accompanied to the Lions meeting and contest by their parents and Nicholas Waldron, the acting advisor for speech and debate teams at Erskine Academy.
First place was presented to Hagen “Joki” Wallace who is also active in FBLA and speech and debate teams at Erskine.
Second place was awarded to Conor Skehan who is on the math team and the founder of the Erskine Film club.
The winner moved on to compete in the Region 5 Speak Out contest on March 27 at the Margaret Chase Smith Library, in Skowhegan.
Responsible journalism is hard work!
It is also expensive!
If you enjoy reading The Town Line and the good news we bring you each week, would you consider a donation to help us continue the work we’re doing?
The Town Line is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit private foundation, and all donations are tax deductible under the Internal Revenue Service code.
To help, please visit our online donation page or mail a check payable to The Town Line, PO Box 89, South China, ME 04358. Your contribution is appreciated!
- Local trio cited at annual soccer banquet
- Are pets the right fit as a Christmas gift? Pets in for long haul beyond Christmas
- Kennebec Historical Society to host tea on Dec. 9
- Bar Harbor Bank & Trust announces toy drive
- Scout donates cancer care packages to area patients
- Kennebec retired educators provide necessities
- Skowhegan to sponsor photo contest
- Unusual tree
- Where’s the gun?
- Palermo scouts meet military medal of honor recipient