Tracy Sunrise Rotary speech contest

Millennium High School senior Richard Smith (second from right) is the winner of the Rotary Club of Tracy Sunrise speech contest. Pictured with Smith are West High junior Arza Mohammad (from left), West freshman Kaila Nash, West junior Robin Kubik, Millennium junior Kendall Harrington and West senior Hommed Said.

Millennium High School senior Richard Smith won the Tracy Sunrise Rotary club’s annual speech contest Jan. 23 at Windmill Ridge Winery.

Six speakers from two local high schools talked about Rotary International’s 2018-19 theme, “Be the Inspiration.”

RIchard Smith

Richard Smith

Smith received a $125 cash prize and will go on to the Area 4 contest for a chance to compete in the District 5220 contest.

Millennium High junior Kendall Harrington took second place in the local contest. West High junior Arza Mohammad came in third.

The other speakers were West junior Robin Kubik, West freshman Kaila Nash and West senior Hommed Said.

Members of clubs in Tracy or Mountain House are invited to share news about their groups. Send email to, call 835-3030 or leave a note at the Tracy Press, 95 W. 11th St., Ste. 101.

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