Club Awesome Members Win Area Contest

Club Awesome members brought home the top prizes at the Toastmasters Area 24 Contest, held August 22.

In the Humorous Speaking Contest, Marilyn Brown won first place and Youbel Montesino won third. In the Evaluation Contest, Diane Diamantis won first place and Freddie Barber won second. The winners will go on to a division contest in October, which will pick the finalists to compete at the District 47 conference in the Bahamas in November.

Diane Diamantis, Freddie Barber, and Marilyn Brown
Diane Diamantis, Freddie Barber, and Marilyn Brown

Author: David F. Carr

Since I first served as Club President in 2012, I've been an area director, district social media director, and founding President of Online Presenters Toastmasters. I also run the WordPress for Toastmasters project, based on software originally developed for use at Club Awesome. Professionally, I am a writer and editor who spent years working for technology publications including InformationWeek, Baseline Magazine, and Internet World. I am the author of Social Collaboration for Dummies and have given keynote presentations at technology conferences in Berlin, Lisbon, and Stockholm. I consult on editorial and digital projects through Carr Communications Inc. In my day job, I'm an analyst for the digital metrics company Similarweb.

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