The 58th annual State Finals of the Resource Conservation Speech Contest was held at the Capitol in Pierre on Saturday, April 27, 2019. The theme of this year’s contest was “Ag Technology: Farming & Ranching for a Future.”
|1st - Elias Grimsley||Video|
|2nd - Grace Lentz||Video|
|3rd - Taylor Storbakken||Video|
|4th - Connor Hansen||Video|
|5th - Justice Forster||Video|
1st place winner Elias Grimsley with Bill Smith and East River Electric representative Ken Gillaspie
Top 5 Winners (left to right): Justice Forster (5th), Connor Hansen (4th), Elias Grimsley (1st), Taylor Storbakken (3rd), and Grace Lentz (2nd).
All 2019 contestants (left to right): Justice Forster, Elias Grimsley, Connor Hansen, Hannah Hetland, Grace Lentz, Erin Moncur, Marcus Popowski, Tres Schaack, and Taylor Storbakken.