Past News

Spring Contest Details!

Our club contest was held Wednesday, March 17.   Congratulations to winners  (1st) Christie Michals and (2nd) Ha Nguyen for excellent evaluations; Philip Wilkerson will also advance to the area contest for the International Speech Competition!

The Area Contest will be held on Saturday, April 3 at 9am via Zoom.  https://www.tmd29.org/events/contests/spring-2021-evaluation-international-speech-contest-schedule/

Journey of an International Student (featuring Aisha Yusuf)

Podcast interview with Philip Wilkerson where I talked about my experience as an international student and the role that Toastmasters has played in my personal and profession life. If you would like to listen to it, here’s the link: Positive Philter

COngratulations to our new distinguished toastmasters!

Fall Contest details!

Our club contest was held Wednesday, October 7.   Congratulations to winners Heather Aleknavage and Christie Michals for Humorous speeches; Rupa Mehta and Erika Marquina for Table Topics.

Congratulations to Andy Finn,
Division B Table Topics Contest Winner!!

AREA 21 CONTEST UPDATE:

Table Topics Contest 

1st Place – Judith Pearson (Galloping Governors)

2nd Place – Edward Thomason (Apple FCU Community Toastmasters)

3rd Place – Rupa Mehta (George Mason University Toastmasters)

*Area 23,   1st Place – Andrew “Andy” Finn (Toast of Oakton)

Humorous Speech Contest 

1st Place – Heather Aleknavage (George Mason University Toastmasters)

Winners advance to the next round … Division B contest on November 14!

We had two blog posts added to the District 29 Blog!

https://toastmastertopicstalesandtattles.wordpress.com/2020/09/22/gmu-toastmasters-benefiting-the-university-community/

https://toastmastertopicstalesandtattles.wordpress.com/2020/09/22/two-d29-toastmasters-discuss-speaking-with-confidence-on-podcast/

GMU TOASTMASTERS CELEBRATES 10 YEARS!!