Tag: Elizabeth Johnson

Teenager Profits From Public Speaking

Big Bear Lake, CA March 6, 2014 – Big Bear High School student Elizabeth Johnson took home the $200 prize for 1st place at the annual Speech Trek contest for high school students. Her five-minute speech addressed the topic of “Women at the Top…Why Not?” Judges will now view performance DVDs of first place winners from throughout the state and send the top three to compete at the state competition this spring. There, the public speakers will compete for even bigger cash awards. Multiple local businesses supported the local contest, which was sponsored by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) produced in collaboration with Bearly Speaking Toastmasters. Beau Revac won Second Place and $150, Arturo Atilano placed Third taking home $100, and Madison Waner took Fourth Place and $50–all at Keller Williams Realty in Big Bear Lake. AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. Contact Sara Tully for more information at (909)...

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Big Bear Student Wins State-Wide Recognition

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 3, 2012, 8:00am – Big Bear student Elizabeth Johnson took first place at the first-ever Speech Trek competition held recently, sponsored by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Big Bear branch.   She won $100 and represented Big Bear at the state competition, where all first place winners throughout the state of California are initially judged through DVD submissions. At the State level, Johnson was awarded an Honorable Mention, given to only two contestants from throughout California, and received an additional cash award of $150. AAUW partnered with Bearly Speaking Toastmasters, which ran the contest. Contestants delivered a 5 minute original speech on the pre-selected topic “Bullying: So What?”  The contest topic changes every year. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31446.mp3|titles=Speech Trek]        ...

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