Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Eloquent Raiders Celebrates End of Year

Eloquent Raiders Toastmasters Club in Lubbock, Texas, held its second annual end of year banquet Tuesday night at the Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business.

With nearly twenty members and guests in attendance, the club celebrated their accomplishments and looked forward to graduation for some and next year of school and Toastmasters for others. Area 62 Governor Kerry Mobley spoke after dinner and congratulated the club and members for all they've achieved.

Fatima Naeem and Jimmy Morrison

Layne Russell and Jimmy Morrison

Photos by Kerry Mobley

Monday, April 13, 2015

Kevin Coffey Goes to District

During Saturday's Division F speech contests in Lubbock, Texas, WWJS Toastmasters member Kevin Coffey won the International Speech contest with his speech "First World Problems."

As a mechanical engineering student at Texas Tech University, Kevin lives in a high tech world and drew upon his life experiences to craft the speech.

Pam Davis of the Enriched Speakers club in Eunice, New Mexico, won the Table Topics contest.

Both Toastmasters move on to compete in the District 23 contests on May 1st and 2nd in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Along with Kevin and Pam, Midland's Layne Rouse placed second in International Speech and third in Table Topics, Lubbock's Jason Davis placed third in International Speech, and Lubbock's Jef Conn placed second in Table Topics.

Contest winners Kevin Coffey, Layne Rouse,
Jason Davis, Pam Davis, and Jef Conn
Photo by Bobby Kimbro