Four Maui Toastmasters sweep Division A Contest

Maui Toastmasters Carrie Rogers (from left), Gina Gromley, Don McEntire and Christine Bowers are advancing to the District Fall Conference on Nov. 4 at the Pagoda Hotel on Oahu.

Maui Toastmasters Carrie Rogers (from left), Gina Gromley, Don McEntire and Christine Bowers are advancing to the District Fall Conference on Nov. 4 at the Pagoda Hotel on Oahu.

Contestants from three Maui Toastmasters clubs placed first and second in each contest category at the Division A Contest on Oct. 7 on Oahu and will move on to the District Fall Conference on Nov. 4 at the Pagoda Hotel in Honolulu.

• Speech Evaluation Contest winners — first place, Christine Bowers from Maui Toastmasters Club; second place, Carrie Rogers from No Ka Oi Toastmasters Club.

• Humorous Speech winners — first place, Don McEntire from Kihei Toastmasters Club; second place, Gina Gormley from No Ka Oi Toastmasters Club.

Club contests are designed to challenge members’ speaking skills and give them opportunities to speak in different venues, and to progress to state, regional, national and international competition levels.

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. For more information, email vpe-7854@toastmastersclubs.org.

COMMENTS