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Breakfast Lions host annual speaking competition

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Several Madera South High School students gave their opinions on community service in the Madera Breakfast Lions’ annual Student Speaker Contest held Thursday morning at First Christian Church in Madera.

This year’s prompt was “Community Service — What does it mean and what does it matter?” Madera Unified School District principals Kimberly Bitter (Madison); Mark Beveridge (Howard); and David Raygoza (Eastin-Arcola) judged the competition on the clubs’ annual Ladies Day.

As each student was introduced they reported on what they enjoyed most about being a student at Madera South, including the school being safe, the variety of student body organizations and clubs, the wonderful teachers and staff and “an awesome cross-country team.” All the student speakers plan on attending college after graduating.

Madera South junior Sandra Vidales was this year’s winner with the finalists being Wesley Sorenson, Marien Vargas and Yessenia Maciel...


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