Toastmasters speech contest names winners

Contest Chair Mandy Woulfe (from left) is shown with winners Sarah Hambek and Donna Clayton.

Members of Maui Toastmasters clubs came together to compete at the Maui Area 3 Speech Contest on March 17. Participants competed in the International Speech Contest, which has the potential to take them as far as the annual International Speech Competition, and Table Topics, a fun, impromptu speech contest.

International Speech Contest winners:

• 1st Place: Sarah Hambek from No Ka Oi Toastmasters Club

• 2nd Place: David Kapaku from Kapalua Toastmasters Club

Table Topics Contest winners:

• 1st Place: Donna Clayton from Maui Toastmasters Club

• 2nd Place: Kwanza Woodson 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