Joyce Brown, member of Mesquite Silver Tongue Toastmasters, won first place in the area speech contest held in St. George, UT.  Joyce was competing with members of Toastmaster Clubs from Cedar City and St. George, UT.  She will next be competing in the regional speech contest with Toastmasters from Utah and Idaho.  Vern Kilbourn from the Mesquite Silver Tongue Toastmasters Club won second place in Table Topics better known as impromptu speaking.