ERMITA, MANILA — Professional speaker and author Jesse James Llamado CC CL bested six other competitors in Maharlika’s International Speech contest, February 14, at Casa Bocobo Hotel.
Jesse James also won first place in the Table Topics contest last week.
Digital marketing professional Rojan Mercader TM and entrepreneur Joevel Fernandez CC followed Jesse James as 1st runner-up and 2nd runner-up, respectively.
The International Speech contest is Toastmasters International’s flagship contest, which leads up to the international level every year. Contestants prepare a 5-7-minute inspirational speech, with a multicultural audience in mind.
On March 4, Jesse James and Rojan will represent Maharlika in the Area 92 speech contests at LDS compound in Sampaloc, Manila.
Maharlika Toastmasters Club is one of the thousands of chapters worldwide of Toastmasters International, which aims to develop better speakers and leaders. Contact us at (0995) 477 8945.