2011 Rotary Four-Way Test speech contest winners were announced today. Winners were Nathan Richey, Taylor Campbell and Gabby Hitchcock

The speech must be about applying the Rotary Four-Way Test to an impor- tant issue in everyday relationships with other people. The contest is open to students in grades 9-12.

Richey captured first place and a $125 check; Hitchcock placed second and received a $100 check; Camp- bell finished third and won $75. Richey will compete in the district contest to take place in Van Wert. AHS speech teacher Carolyn Jeffers attended as a guest of the club.

The event judges were Rotary members Seth Gasche, Scott Finn and Jan Archer. Detrow chaired the local competition.


Ashland Rotary member Ruth Detrow, left, and president Madeline Finnerty, right, pause with Rotary Four- Way Test speech contest winners, from second left, Nathan Richey, Taylor Campbell and Gabby Hitchcock at the Country Club of Ashland.