South Effingham High School junior Rebecca Kight won the annual Rotary Club speech contest, held March 3 at New Ebenezer Retreat Center.
The contest is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Effingham Sunrise and the Rotary Club of Effingham. Kight was awarded $200.
Darius Scott, a freshman at SEHS, finished second and received $150. Nathan Crager, a sophomore at Effingham County High School, took third place and $100. Brian Nicolaus, an ECHS senior, finished in fourth place and received $50.
Students were judged on appearance, speech content, presentation and time. The speech contest is funded through the annual Rotary Club golf tournament, which was held in September 2014.