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Morgan Padgett wins Exchange Club citizenship speech contest

Morgan Padgett, a 2017 Honor Graduate from Rome High School, has won the State of Georgia Exchange Club American Citizenship speech contest. The contest was held at the 92nd annual Georgia District Exchange Club convention in Valdosta.

She competed against other local Exchange Club speech winners throughout the state. Speeches were all required to be patriotic in nature. Morgan’s winning speech was titled “Are You Doing Your Part?” and focused on specific ways every American can make a difference in their community and in our nation.