Updated: Feb 6
On Saturday, January 25th, Wasco FFA held our South Valley Sectional Speaking competition here on our campus.This event is hosted to further improve the public speaking abilities of students from our section. The speaking competition has multiple competitions that FFA members can participate in including Creed (Freshman only), Impromptu (Sophomore only), Extemporaneous, Prepared, and Job Interview.
(From Left to Right are Samantha Garcia, Gabrielle Williams, Diana Limon, Makayla Gutierrez, Jalie Grundt, Joshua Cooley)
The Creed Speaking LDE is for FFA members in grades seventh, eighth, and ninth. They must present the FFA Creed from memory and answer questions about its meaning and purpose. The event boosts self-confidence and develops their ability to communicate in a powerful, professional manner.
Diana Limon - Placed 2nd for Creed Speaking
(From Left to Right is Mikayla Orozco, Gladis Castillo, Sihomara Navarro ,Mackinley Wankum, and Daniela Ramos)
During the Prepared Public Speaking LDE, students write and deliver a six- to eight-minute speech about a current agriculture-related topic. The speaking skills gained through this event help students excel in school, community and career.
Sihomara Navarro - Prepared Speaking 5th place
Mackinley Wankum - Prepared Speaking 4th place
Gladis Castillo - Prepared Speaking 3rd place