Six students from St. Jane Frances School were selected from 18 participants at the school as winners of the Optimist Oratorical Contest.
The students were asked to write an original four- to five-minute speech on the topic "Listen to Me." District winners will receive a $1,500 scholarship.
The winners are:
* First place -- Christopher Holub, seventh grade, and Lauren Hammond, sixth grade.
* Second place -- Mary Margaret Kay, seventh grade, and Matthew Naylor, seventh grade.
* Third place -- Mia DiBene, sixth grade, and Bradley Gannon, seventh grade.
The first-place winners will compete at the next level tomorrow at
Community United Methodist Church.