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.
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