Primary Schools' Public Speaking Competition

Mon, Mar 12th 2018 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This year's competition was held at Ballacottier Primary School - the 2017 winners. The 2018 winning school is St. John's Primary School.


After the usual close competition the winning team was announced as St. John's Primary School, with Arbory School in second place and Ballacottier third.

The St. John's team was Chaired by Ealish Ayres, with Summer Rose as speaker and the Vote of Thanks proposed by Bel Hughes. The subject of their speach was; "If I were and animal I would be ......."

Special prizes were awarded to Stella Karezi (Cronk y Berry School), Chloe Clarke ( Henry Bloom Noble) and Taylor Hodgkin (Ashley Hill).

7 teams entered this year's competition, namely Peel Clothworkers', St. John's, Scoill yn Jubilee, Henry Bloom Noble, Arbory, Ashley Hill, Cronk y Berry and Ballacottier. Subjects delivered by the teams included such areas as "School Uniform", "Is Artificial Intelligence anxiety-inducing or a helping hand?", "Fangtastic" and "Every Cloud has a  silver lining".

Adjudicators for the competition were Rotary Club of Douglas President Wayne Tomlinson, Alison Campbell and Anne Clarke

 

Andrew SwithinbankContact Andrew Swithinbank about this page:

(ALL fields required)

(If you are a Rotarian, please name your club.)

'What We Do' Main Pages:

56th Winter Hill Anniversary at the Church, St. John's at 10.30. There will be complimentary refreshments at Green's Cafe afterwards thanks to the kind generosity of the proprietor. All welcome.

more  

Community Service Committee is involved in several major Club initiatives such as organising the annual Charity Night and the Rudolph visits at Christmas.

more  

Foundation Committee is involved with Rotary's own Charity and is largely a fund raising body for which it organises events throughout the year such as the annual Quiz Night and summer BBQ.

more  

House & Social Committee organises events and speakers and other important functions.

more  

The International Committee focuses on raising funds for charities outside the UK.

more  

Membership Committee has responsibility for all aspects of membership, from recruitment, approval of new members, attendance, payment of annual dues etc.

more  

The focus of TFL is the End Polio Now campaign.

more  

The Webmaster maintains the Club's website at www.douglasrotary.org ensuring that information about the Club is current and useful.

more  

The Youth Committee involves itself in many activities such as the annual Summer Camp, Schools' Public Speaking Competitions, Young Chef etc.

more