Primary School Public Speaking Competition

The Rotary Club of Aberdeen Deeside hosted the 2017 Primary Schools Public Speaking Competition at Kingswells Primary School, Aberdeen.

The  2017 Primary Schools Public Speaking Competition was held on the evening of Tuesday 3th October 2017.   A total of nineteen primary school pupils from five local primary schools competed against each other for the coveted Rotary trophy.

They had a choice to speak from three different topics being

  •     Our future planet
  •     A person who has inspired me the most
  •     My hobby or special interest.

Their maturity and skill at presenting was quite amazing for people so young and they were all a credit to both their schools and their parents. The judging was by a panel of Rotarians who scored the presenters based on talk structure, quality of content, skill in delivery and interest and enjoyment for the audience.

 

The competition was closely fought with a winner being announced from each school and one overall winner. This year the overall winner was Ailsa Williams from Peterculter primary school with a wonderful engaging and interesting talk how she saw our future planet developing.

Ailsa can be seen here being presented with her winners’ trophy by Aberdeen Deeside Vocational and Youth convenor John Whitfield.

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