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      Speech competition draws students from across Albany

      Committee Chairman Robert Youngblood stands with contestants Stephan Taylor Allen, Allison Goddard, Marcus Gouthro, and Evan Drew.

      Four contestants vied for the prize as the Exchange Club of Albany held their annual speech contest Monday morning at the fairgrounds.Home school students Stephan Taylor Allen and Allison Goddard, Marcus Gouthro of Deerfield Windsor, and Evan Drew of Westover High all participated in the contest and received a certificate and a check for $100.Goddard was announced as the winner and also received a trophy and a check for $400. Goddard will compete in the Georgia District Competition this June in Albany at the District Convention.Stay connected to MySouthWestGA.com as stories develop and the FOX 31 Newscast at 10 PM. Visit us on Facebook and Twitter to join in on the conversation and connect with FOX 31!