Encinitas Lions Club 2020 Student Speaker Contest
Encinitas Lions District 4-L6 President Vital Osegueda, San Diego/Imperial County Student Speaker Chair Mary Manning, San Diego/Imperial County Past District Governor Julie Crawford, Past International Director Bill Crawford, Encinitas Lion Sue Coyle, Past President Sandy Mangini, Secretary Bob Mangini (McKenzie Images)
Encinitas Lions District 4-L6 Past President/board member Dennis Smith, Encinitas Historical Society President Carolyn Cope, Lions Media Chair/Chair of Student events Rachel White (McKenzie Images)
Student speaker judges: Three time Emmy award winning Video Producer Raegan Matthews, US Marine Corps Colonel (Ret) Doug Applegate and TV/Film Producer Marggie Castellano with Lions Media Chair/Chair of Student events Rachel White (McKenzie Images)
San Dieguito Academy student contest speakers Halle Schaffer (1st place winner), Gustavo Lopez, Amanda Shih, Heather Conklin (representing State Assembly member District 76 Tasha Boerner Horvath) (McKenzie Images)
Student speaker Amanda Shin (center) with dad Wesley Shih, siblings Jalen and Abigail, mom Yvonne Shih (McKenzie Images)
Student speaker contest 1st place winner Halle Schaffer (McKenzie Images)
The Encinitas Lions Club 2020 Student Speaker Contest took place Jan. 23 at the Encinitas Library. All student speakers were from San Dieguito Academy and ranged from freshmen to seniors.
The Club Level winner was senior Hallie Schafer. Hallie will advance to the Zone level competition to be held in March. The Encinitas Lions Club gave special thanks to guest judges Marggie Castellano (film/TV producer); Raegan Matthews (three-time Emmy winner) and Douglas Applegate (Ret. U.S. Marine Corps Colonel and lawyer).
Photos by McKenzie Images
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