Ayla Blatt, sponsored by the Kutztown Rotary Club
The winners of the 4 regional speech contests, representing 21 clubs, met at the May 6th District Conference in Lancaster for the final round. Each contestant had to present a speech, 5-7 minutes long, based on the precepts of the Rotary International 4-Way Test.
The winner was Ayla Blatt, sponsored by the Kutztown Rotary Club and from the East region. She spoke on locally sourced foods.
Second place went to Joshua Bibighaus, representing the Quakertown Rotary Club and the Central region. Third place went to Jayme Barnett, of the Souderton-Telford Rotary Club contest and South region. Fourth place went to Kim-Leigh Tursi, representing the Warrington Rotary Club and East region. Scholarship money was awarded to each contestant.
Michael Seidner, North Penn club, and District Chair of the Speech Contest, was moderator.