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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

4-H Public Speaking Contest Held

4-H Youth from around the county came to Carlinville on Tuesday, June 6 to participate in the annual 4-H Public Presentation Contest. 

4-H members participating in this contest were as follows: Formal Speech-Saralynn Joiner of Carlinville, Anni Ibberson of Virden, and James Ibberson of Virden; Illustrated Speech/Oral Interpretation-Braylee Gilmore of Carlinville; Oral Interpretation- Karli Yotter of Bunker Hill and Ella Walker of Carlinville

Those members awarded trophies for Top Public Presentations were: Braylee Gilmore-Illustrated Speech, Anni Ibberson-Formal, and Saralynn Joiner- Formal. 4-H members earning State Fair delegation were Braylee Gilmore, Anni Ibberson, and Ella Walker.  State Fair Alternates selected were Saralynn Joiner, and Karli Yotter.

The top Public Presentation trophies were donated by Gary D. Edwards of Country Financial in Carlinville.

For more information on 4-H programs in Macoupin County, please contact the local Extension office at 217-854-9604.



Local Contact: Kate Harding, Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development,