The River Speakers’ First Distinguished Toastmaster

A huge congratulations goes to our club president, Melanie Palmer, for attaining her Distinguished Toastmasters (DTM) award- the highest level of educational achievement in Toastmasters. Receiving this award entails earning your Competent Communicator award, Competent Leader award, serving as a club officer, completing one year as a district officer, serving as a club sponsor/mentor, participating in the preparation of a Club Success Plan, earning your Advanced Communicator Gold award, in addition to earning your Advanced Leader Silver award. Melanie set a goal to complete all the above tasks by the end of her 2018-2019 club presidency, and crushed her goal!

Melanie is a testament to hard work paying off and an inspiration to fellow Toastmasters. Four short years ago, she emarked on the journey to attain her DTM and did it with a smile on her face! Next time you see Melanie, be sure to give a deserving “Congratulations!”

Melanie, we are all proud of you!