Wingate makes Tville Rotary proud
Sydney Wingate of Thomasville High School, sponsored by the Thomasville Rotary Club, was among the participants in the Rotary District 7690 speech contest, “Rotary Against Drugs.”
Wingate was among 13 students selected to participate in the Feb. 23 competition held at Guilford Technical Community College in Jamestown. Students presented speeches aimed at convincing their fellow students to avoid drugs and alcohol abuse.
The top three finalists will advance to the multi-district competition to be held March 10.
They include Summer Najjar of Northwest High School, Jack Blackburn of Elkin High School and Chrissy Nutt of Faith Christian School.
“Young people like Sydney are the key to our country’s future,” said Thomasville Rotary Club President Dr. Karl Milliren. “Thomasville Rotary Club is proud of Sydney Wingate. She did a great job presenting her speech at the district competition.:
Other participants included Robert Bahner of Pinecrest High School, sponsored by the Southern Pines Rotary Club; Jalleah Chapman of East Surry High School, sponsored by the Surry Sunrise Rotary Club; Katherine Christie of High Point Central High School, sponsored by the Triad Rotary Club; Angelica Henry of West Forsyth High School, sponsored by the Clemmons Rotary Club; Jada Richardson of Bennett Middle College, sponsored by the Southern Guilford New Generations Rotary Club; Emma Rogers of Davie County Early College, sponsored by the Mocksville Rotary Club; and Lauren Southards of Wesleyan Education Center, sponsored by the High Point Rotary Club.