The Rotary Club of Murrieta will be sending three Murrieta High School students to Rotary District 5330 competitions this Spring.

Anna Pham, an 11th grade student at Murrieta Valley High School, will represent Murrieta Rotary in the Four Way Speech Competition on April 22 in Beaumont. Clubs from throughout the two-county district will be competing for cash prizes in the contest. Murrieta Rotary’s Four-Way Speech Contest was held February 21, at Murrieta Valley Unified School District Headquarters. The Club’s Four Way Speech contest was directed by Linda Lunn.

Christina Park, a violinist and Vista Murrieta High School junior, and Vocalist Jenna Rutz, a Murrieta Valley High School senior, represent Murrieta Rotary in the Rotary District 5330 music competitions this year. Murrieta Rotary held its music competition in partnership with the Temecula Noon Rotary Club at the Merc Theatre on February 23.

President-elect Rob Haskins and Chair of the Club’s music competition, said the district’s music competitions are held at the University of Redlands, Frederick Loewe Performance Hall, 1200 E. Colton Ave., Redlands, at 9 am. The instrumental competition will be held Saturday, May 13. The vocal competition was held Saturday, March 11, 2023, and Jenna Rutz placed third.

The Four-Way Speech Contest and Music Competitions are one of many community activities that Murrieta Rotary Foundation conducts with funding from Murrieta Field of Honor sponsorships. The 2023 Murrieta Field of Honor will be held November 4-11 in Town Square Park.

Anna Pham, Murrieta Valley High School junior, with Linda Lunn, Murrieta Rotary’s Speech Contest chairperson.

Music Contest Chair Rob Haskins presents Christina Park with winning prize.

Jeanna Rutz receives her prize check from Rob Haskins.