FVSU Toastmasters Club wins top prize in video competition

Dec. 6, 2013 – In Fort Valley State University’s Toastmasters Club, students learn how to become outstanding orators and deliver impromptu, emotional addresses. Recently the dynamic speech club nabbed the top prize for a promotional video about the semiannual District 14 Toastmaster’s Conference that recently took place in Macon, Nov. 1-2.

Wildcat members rapped in the commercial, encouraging guests to attend the event. Stars of the promo were:

  • Toastmasters President Elijah Porter, an English junior, with a writing concentration, from Rex, Ga.
  • Vice President of Membership Hayden Singleton, an English junior, with a literature concentration, from Covington, Ga.
  • Vice President of Public Relations Darius Parks, a business management junior from Manchester, Ga.
  • Lawrence Bacon, a Business Management sophomore from Atlanta, Ga;
  • Markell Magsby, a psychology sophomore from Morrow, Ga; and
  • Matthew Pickard, a plant science biotechnology sophomore from Fayetteville, Ga.

You can watch the winning video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wvpnw5uHHlU.

For more information about FVSU’s Toastmasters Club, contact faculty advisor, Dr. Dawn Herd-Clark, (478) 825-6657.

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