Wednesday April 16, 2014, The Communication Department hosted the Hal R. Ramer Speech Contest. Dr. Hal Ramer was the founding president of Vol State. The contest was named in his honor to celebrate the achievements of students who share a passion for public speaking. The contest recognizes the outstanding public speaking skills of the Vol State students. The contest is presented each spring at Vol State.
1st Heather Thompson “The Benefits of Learning a Foreign Language”
2nd Maryanna First “The Harmful Effects of Hereditary Mutated Genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2”
3rd Stevie Hewgley “Donate to the Ronald McDonald House Charity”
Pictured from left to right: Heather Thompson, Maryanna First, and Stevie Hewgley.