TAVARES — The Lake County 4-H Program announced this month the winners of the Tropicana Public Speaking Contest, held April 27 at First United Methodist Church of Tavares.
The contest was open to all students attending schools in Lake County. Students placing in the elementary-school division were:
• First place — Marissa Conde of Cypress Ridge Elementary in Clermont
• Second place — Sara Gray of Treadway Elementary in Leesburg
• Third place — Austin Schlegel of Lost Lake Elementary in Clermont
• Honorable mention — Marisa Tomi of Eustis Elementary
Students placing in the middle-school division were:
• First place — Andrew Lathan of Cecil Gray Middle in Groveland
• Second place — Graham Sligh of Carver Middle in Leesburg
• Third place — Virgie Hogan of Eustis Middle
First-place honorees were awarded with a 4-H camp scholarship. The Lake County 4-H Program would like to congratulate all the participants of the Tropicana Public Speaking Contest for a job well done. For more information about the Lake County 4-H Program, call (352) 343-4101.