O’NEALS — Minarets FFA represents the mountain area very well once more this school year. On Thursday, Feb. 1, Minarets FFA brought 32 speakers to the East Fresno Madera FFA Speaking Contest. The night included creed speaking, impromptu speaking, job interview, extemporaneous public speaking, and prepared public speech.
In impromptu, sophomores Mackenzie Camacho, Kate Hough, Meranda Adams, and Ella Vermeulen were finalists. Kate Hough placed fifth, Mackenzie placed fourth, and Ella placed third, sending Mackenzie and Ella to Regionals.
Juniors Katie Linderholm, Regan Fringer, seniorsBreezy Benally, and Justin Hough competed in job interview. In the end, Katie placed fourth and she’s preparing for regionals.
Finally, in prepared public speech, junior Michael Rezendes placed first in the EFM section.
Congratulations to all those who competed and those moving on to Regionals!
Original article can be found here on Minarets Press.
Michael Rezendes is a Minarets student.