Carroll, Lee, and Whiteside County 4-H’ers will gather together onSaturday, April 4th to give public speeches at Bethel Reformed Church in Sterling. 4-H’ers have several different types of speeches to choose from, including, Formal Speech, Illustrated Speech, Original Works, or Oral Interpretation. 4-H’ers may work individually or as a 2-person team.
All 4-H’ers in Carroll, Lee, and Whiteside Counties can sign up to participate in the contest. They will need to preregister with their office. The public is welcome to attend and watch the competition at Bethel Reformed Church in Sterling on April 4ht at 10am. 4- H’ers chosen to advance to state will compete at the State Fair in August.
The University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. For more information on University of Illinois Extension 4-H Youth Development programs, contact the Lee County Extension Office at 815-857-3525 or [email protected]