Congratulations to our Evaluation and International Speech Contest Winner

Congratulations to our 2013 Canyon Park Echoes Club contest winner Linda Whittlesey!

(submitted on behalf of Barbara Bailie and Mike Everett)

She not only won our club Evaluation contest held on February 13th, she also won our International speech contest held the following week on February 20th. Let’s all give Linda our best encouragement and support as she moves on to the Area 54 contest, be sure to come cheer her on!

The Area 54 contest will be held on March 20th, starting at 5:30 PM sharp:

Seattle Times Building 
19200 120th Avenue Northeast
Bothell,WA 98011

Linda had a strong challenge from our other club contestants Pat Sultan (2nd place winner) and Barb McIntyre (3rd place winner) in the Evaluation contest and from Pat Sultan (2nd place winner) and Yvonne O’Leary (3rd place winner) in the International speech contest. Thank you to all our contestants for providing entertaining speeches and valued professional evaluations.

Thanks to Barbara Bailie and Mike Everett for organizing and chairing the club contests. They would like to thank and recognize all of the club members who volunteered to fill the various roles needed for these contests:

  • Chief Judges: Judy Robertson and Tony Morrison
  • Judges: Melissa Barnes, Nicole Crosby, Kelly Thompson, Yang Wang
  • Ballot Counter: Paul Walters
  • Timer: Paula Freeman, Trey Sherril
  • Sergeant at Arms: Erin Knight, Nan Thompson
  • Toastmasters: Nan Thompson, Mike Everett
  • Snacks: Cheryl Koffley, Anjana Raveendran