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Bakersfield City School District Henry Greve Speech Contest

In 1963, the Henry Greve Speech Contest was established in memory of Henry Greve, a Kern County speech therapist who was killed in an auto accident.
 
A member of Bakersfield Toastmasters Club #270, Henry Greve is remembered for organizing the Junior Toastmasters Clubs in Kern County. The Junior Toastmasters gained worldwide recognition when Reader’s Digest publicized their work.