Dane County 4H Communication Arts

4H kids having fun expressing themselves!

Awesome Communication Arts Festival 2013!! April 6, 2013

Filed under: Uncategorized — Polly @ 3:25 pm

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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2 Responses to “Awesome Communication Arts Festival 2013!!”

  1. Jody Retzer Crolla Says:

    And thanks so much to Polly, who was the master organizer! We appreciated having this opportunity to participate!

    Jody Retzer Crolla


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