Rutherford's Youth Speaks

Youth Speaks winners Impington Village College

2016 winners Impington Village College

Cambridge Rutherford's Youth Speaks Sixth Form Public Speaking Competition 2016 was held at the Perse School, Cambridge on 24 November and kindly sponsored by Barr Ellison LLP.

Judges were Nichola Harrison (Chair), former Cambridgeshire County Councillor; Chris Elliot, former Readers' Editor, Guardian Newspaper and Simon Cooper, Conveyancing Partner, Barr Ellison LLP.

Impington Village College with their topic "The importance of learning another language at school" were judged winners of a very high standard competition with all teams congratulated by Nichola Harrison in her summing up of the results. 

Impington Village College's winning team (pictured above from left) Speaker: Joanna Whitehead; Chair: Nicolas Othmani; Vote of thanks: Evan Snoswell. They were presented with the Richard Crabtree Trophy, named in memory of our late Past-President, by Simon Cooper of Barr Ellison LLP.

Michael Blakey (above), Organiser and Chairman of the 2016 Rutherford Youth Speaks competition, thanked the Perse School for providing their lecture hall, the judges for their time and Barr Ellison for their kind sponsorship of the event.