Youth Speaks 2018
The 25th year of this uplifting competition, this year held for the first time at Polwhele House School
Seven schools took part in the 25th annual local round of Youth Speaks, hosted for the first time by Polwhele House School, last year's winners. Yet again, the standard was very high. The winners were Truro Prep School, and second place went to the team from Devoran School.
The teams and their topics are shown below
Archbishop Benson School
"Plastics - friend or foe?
A world without plastic - is it possible?
Kea Community Primary School
Fishing - is it part of our future?
Polwhele House School
Truro High School
Do we rule our smartphones or do they rule us?
Truro Prep School
Are we wild enough?
Youth Speaks 2018-2019
The 26th year of this competition, held for the first time in the new hall at Truro Prep School. Polwhele House School went on to win the western area round in Penzance, and came second overall in the District Final at Saltash on 16 March.details
Young Chef 2018-2019 at Richard Lander School
Contestants cooked for 2 courses for one person in a limited time. They had to show their costings, meal plan, and menu to the judges. While they were cooking, Lee Trewhela did a live Facebook Stream and chatted to them on Cornwall Live/Facebook.details
Young Writer 2016-2017
This year’s topic was ‘Reflections’, and entries could be in prose or poetry form.details
Young Chef 2016 at Richard Lander School
Six contestants took part in this year's school event, judged by local catering professionals Ben Harmer, chef at Penrose Kitchen, Shortlanesend, and Andy Chown of Fifteen, Watergate Bay,details
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) 2015
The Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is one of the most successful programmes run by Rotary clubs around the world. The RYLA programme particularly gives young people and young adults the chance to improve their leadership and communication skills.details
Youth Speaks 2015-2016: junior competition
Once again, this year's competition was of a very high standard. The Devoran School hall was full of parents and supporters to hear seven teams take part. The first and second went forward to the Area heat in Penzance on 22 February..details
Young Chef at Truro High School
Seven contestants took part, with local judges Andy Appleton (from Fifteen at Watergate Bay),details
Young Chef at Richard Lander School 2015
Six contestants took part in this year's school event, judged by local catering professionals Robbie Williams, chef at Penrose Water Gardens and Lily Tearooms,Shortlanesend, and Sanjay Kumar, chef at The County Arms and the School for Cornish Sardines.details
Youth Speaks 2014-2015: competition for local juniors
Once again, this year's competition, held at Kea School, was of a very high standard. The school hall was full of parents and supporters. Seven teams took part, with the first and second progressing to the mid-Cornwall Area heat on 10 February.details
Young Chef November 2014
This year two schools competed - girls from Truro High School entered for the first time, with old stagers from Richard Lander School a week later. The winners went forward to the District competition in February 2015.details
Young Chef 2014-15: District Final at R Lander School
On 15 January 2015 Richard Lander School in Truro hosted the District Final of Young Chef for this Rotary year. Details were arranged by RC Truro Boscawen member Mollie Foster, supporting District Youth Service chairman, Jim Henderson.details
Young Chef 2013-14: District Final at R Lander School
On 29 January Richard Lander School in Truro hosted the District Final of Young Chef for 2013-14. Details were arranged by Boscawen member Mollie Foster, supporting District Youth service chairman, Colin Benney.details
Youth Speaks 2013-2014: competition for local juniors
This year's competition, held at Devoran School, was of a very high standard. As usual the school hall was full of parents and supporters. Seven teams took part, with the first and second progressing to the mid-Cornwall Area heat on 13 February.details
Young Chef 27 November 2013
The Club's annual visit to encourage the budding chefs at Richard Lander School took place on 27 November. Five students competed, with the winner going forward to the District competition in February 2014. The slideshow tells the story.details
Rotary Young Writer 2012-2013
For the second year, the Club invited entries at all levels to this competition. Truro High School for Girls entered in force and with success at local and District levels.details