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Speaking with confidence

Staff Report

The Speaking with Confidence project was taught by Steve Lewis last year. L-R Back: Steve Lewis, Regan Hammond, Joshua Nord, Griffin Allen, Wallace Norris Front: Caine Klein, Elizabeth Billman, Joel Nord, Olivia Nord, McKayla Schuman, Talene Wymer, Isaac Smith, Roland Norris.

4-H has a history of turning out outstanding public speakers and that just doubled with the Speaking with Confidence project offered at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension.

Public speaking is a skill that individuals find very useful throughout their lives. This 9-week project helps youth to learn to speak to an audience with confidence. The project meets 4-5 p.m. Mondays each week beginning Jan. 29-April 2 (holidays and breaks excluded) at the Douglas County 4-H Office, 1325 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. The Project covers topics such as controlling nervousness, body language, interview tips and using audio-visuals. Youth learn the importance of practicing and setting goals. This program is free of charge and is suited for ages 9 and up. Limited space. Register by Jan. 23. Information, 782-9960.