Winners of the Freedom Festival Speech Contest were announced Tuesday in a City Council meeting. Five finalists, all high school students from Utah Valley, competed for top honors.

Faun Otto, a senior at Mountain View High School, was awarded first-place honors. She received $500 and will speak at a special patriotic service Sunday.Kate Holbrook, a junior at Timpview High School, won second place. She received a check for $200 and will speak at the Provo Tabernacle on June 30.

Third place went to Julie Warner, a senior at Waterford School. She received $100.