Submitted Eighth-grade participants in the Macon County 4-H Public Speaking Contest include: (from left) Caydra Jenkins(first place), Graycee West (second place), Claire Jared (third place), Lulu Chandler and Isaac Kirby.

Submitted

Eighth-grade participants in the Macon County 4-H Public Speaking Contest include: (from left) Caydra Jenkins(first place), Graycee West (second place), Claire Jared (third place), Lulu Chandler and Isaac Kirby.

There were 63 individuals who recently participated in the Macon County 4-H Public Speaking Contest, which was held at Macon County Junior High School.

Winners from fourth and fifth-grade classes, home-school club winners, and sixth through 12th-grade members participated. The top two in each grade division advanced to the sub-regional contest, held on Jan. 24 in Cookeville at Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion.

Winners are as follows:

Fourth grade

First place

Allie Kate Austin

Second place

Lucye Polston

Third place

Gage Willis

Fifth grade

First place

Ryleigh Coley

Second place

Jessa Spears

Third place

Jacob Pedigo

Sixth grade

First place

Hayes Polston

Second place

Kenley Roark

Third place

Trinity Nash

Seventh grade

First place

Jacob Willis

Second place

Ella Flynn

Third place

Lillia Williams

Eighth grade

First place

Caydra Jenkins

Second place

Graycee West

Third place

Claire Jared

Ninth grade

First place

Aidan Flynn

10th grade

First place

Paige Davenport

12th grade

First place

Allyson Shoulders