SPEAK-OFF

Each year, the IERCD holds a speak-off competition for local high school students. Participants prepare a 3-5 minute speech on the annual prompt and compete for cash prizes!

2020 Winners:
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1st place: Emily Wang - Los Osos High School

2nd place: Alexa Sanchez - Rialto High School

3rd place: Taryn Thomas - Beaumont High School

4th place: Alisa Zhang -Los Osos High School

Emily went on to present her speech live over Zoom at the 2020 CARCD Conference, where she earned 2nd place!

The 2020 Speak-Off went virtual! Students participated by submitting a 3-5 minute video of themselves performing their speeches addressing the prompt: How should Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs) serve and engage the entire community in conservation work?

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2019 Winners:
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1st place: Kiyani Carter - Beaumont High School

2nd place: Sina Lopez - Beaumont High School

3rd place: Ken Hua - Rialto High School

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Kiyani went on to win 1st place at the regional level and 3rd place at the state level!