Toastmasters from, around the region congregated in Terrace April 2 for a speech contest.
The International portion was won by Shannon Merritt of the Terrace Toastmasters while Rob Boyce from the Bulkley Valley Toastmasters placed first in the evaluation contest with Dapinder Bill of the Terrace Toastmasters coming in second.
This is Area 45 for the Toastmasters organization and its governor, Randy Norman of Terrace and also chair for the vent, presented certificates.
The contest was held at the Terrace firehall.
First place winners have the opportunity to compete in the upcoming division speech contest in Dawson Creek on April 30th.
The clubs presently in Area 45 are Nechako Toastmasters – Kitimat, Bulkley Valley Toastmasters – Smithers, Hazelton Toastmasters – Hazelton, Terrace Toastmasters – Terrace, Prince Rupert Toastmasters – Prince Rupert.
If someone is interested in checking out what Toastmasters is all about you can find a club in your community through http://www.toastmasters.org/