Registrations due May 17 for 4-H Public Speaking Academy

Media contact:

Linda Geist
University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 573-882-9185

Published: Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Story source:

Patty Fisher, 573-324-5464

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Registrations are due May 17 for the third annual 4-H Public Speaking Academy, June 18-19 at Central Methodist University in Fayette.

University of Missouri Extension staff, former 4-H volunteers and college professors will provide educational workshops to youth to build public speaking skills.

Youth ages 11-13 will be guided through the basics and finer points of writing and delivering a speech.

Lodging will be provided on the CMU campus; activities will include swimming.

For more information, contact Patty Fisher at or 573-324-5464, or Kathy Bondy at or 660-584-3658.