Dane County 4H Communication Arts

4H kids having fun expressing themselves!

Communication Arts Festival Awards April 6, 2013

2016 Communication Arts Festival Results

Twenty wonderful 4-H members from around the county  presented 25 top notch presentations!  The speakers challenged themselves to bring out the best in them and enhanced their public speaking skills.  Congratulations to all who presented and a thank you to the parents who supported  this important life skill.

Room 1 (Illustrated Talks, Radio and Demonstrations)

Judge Cathy Lins

Merit:  Thomas R.  (illustrated talk)  Brooklyn Mighty Mites

Reserve Champion: Philly R.  (illustrated talk)  Brooklyn Might Mites

Champion:  Anah W (demo.)  Twin Valley

Room 2 (Interpretive Reading; Memorized Poems, Prose, or Stories; Original Speeches;  Group Interpretive Reading; and Extemporaneous Speeches)

Judge Amy Diestler

Merit:  Emma H. (interpretive reading)  Cambridge 4-H

Reserve Champion:  Anah W.  (interpretive reading)  Twin Valley

Champion:  Michaela H/Natallie R. (group memorized prose)  Prairie Promises

 

 

Communication Arts Festival 2014

RESULTS

Room 1 (Class A, B Illustrated Talks and Demonstrations)

Judge Catherine Lins

 

Merit Award—Clara Weiss (Fun with Rubber Bands)

 

Reserve Champion—Danika Wanish (Do You Haiku)

 

Champion—Katia Wanish (Eggselent Eggs)

 

 

Room 2 (Class B, C, D, E, F, G  Interpretive Reading; Memorized Poems, Prose, or Stories; Original Speeches; Radio Broadcasts; Group Interpretive Reading; and Extemporaneous Speeches)

Judge Susan Putra

 

Merit Award—Emma Hanisko (Extemporaneous Speech)

 

Reserve Champion—Anah Witt (Interpretive Reading—Count Dracula)

 

Champion—Alexis O’Connell and Jordyn Peterson (Group Interpretive Reading—Finding Yourself)

 

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Twenty-nine amazing youth presented thirty-eight terrific speeches at the 2013 Communication Arts Festival on Sunday, April 22!

Thanks to everyone who was involved! I especially thank the parents who support their kids and teach them the fun and responsibility involved in preparing for and administering this sort of activity, for helping out at the event by taking photos, monitoring the doors, and dealing with the equipment!  And, kids, thanks for all of your hard work, great speeches, and terrific audience skills!!!

Here are the final results:

Trophy Winners

  • Alexis O’Connell of The Happy Hikers (speeches)
  • Elly Craig, Hannah Craig, Kinaan Taha, Evan Calister-Craig, Althea Bernstein  of The Queststars (clowning/demonstrations)

Reserve Champions

  • Hannah Craig of  The Queststars (speeches)
  • Frannie Ruth of Brooklyn Mighty Mites (demonstrations)

Merit Awards

  • Janessa Turner of  Happy Hikers (speeches)
  • Robbie Ruth of Brooklyn Mighty Mites (demonstrations)

Nominated for State Fair Mini-Performance (will compete again at The Performer’s Festival)

  • Frannie Ruth of Brooklyn Mighty Mites (Illustrated Talk)
  • Elly Craig, Hannah Craig, Kinaan Taha, Evan Calister-Craig, Althea Bernstein  of The Queststars (clowning)
  • Ashley O’Connell of Happy Hikers (Interpretive Reading)
  • Alexis O’Connell of Happy Hikers (Extemporaneous/Original Speech)
  • Janessa Turner of Happy Hikers (Original Speech)

Demonstrations at the State Fair (ages 12-19)

  • Robbie Ruth of Brooklyn Mighty Mites

Activities Stations Program at State Fair (ages 12-19)

  • Hannah Craig of The Queststars

 

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Twenty-two amazing youth presented thirty-three terrific speeches at the 2012 Communication Arts Festival on Sunday, April 22!

Here are the final results:

Trophy Winners

  • Hannah Craig of  The Queststars (speeches)
  • Elly Craig of The Queststars (demonstrations)

Merit Awards

  • Audrey Campbell of Twin Valley (speeches)
  • Kole Knickmeier of Cottage Grove (demonstrations)

Reserve Champions

  • Kimberly Wethal of Triangle Troopers (speeches)
  • Alexis O’Connell of Happy Hikers (demonstrations)

Nominated for State Fair Mini-Performance (will compete again at The Performer’s Festival)

  • Audrey Campbell of Triangle Troopers
  • Hannah Craig of Queststars
  • Emma Hanisko of Cambridge
  • Ashley O’Connell of Happy Hikers
  • Josie Ruth of Brooklyn Mighty Mites
  • Kimberly Wethal of Triangle Troopers

Demonstrations at the State Fair (ages 12-19)

  • Kole Knickmeier of Cottage Grove
  • Alexis O’Connell of Happy Hikers
  • Elly Craig of Queststars

Activities Stations Program at State Fair (ages 12-19)

  • Flavi Ruth of Brooklyn Mighty Mites
  • Alexis O’Connell of Happy Hikers
 

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