Youth Speaks 2015

Winners and Runners up of District Finals

Winners High School of Glasgow
Winners High School of Glasgow

‘Youth Speaks’  Winners

The 2015 Intermediate & Senior District Finals of Rotary GB&I’s ‘Youth Speaks’ competition were, once again, closely fought contests.

In the Intermediate Final, Hutcheson’s Grammar School, speaking on “We Should All Be Feminists” emerged as worthy winners and progress to the next stage of the national competition. Nine teams, each consisting of three pupils took part and the brief stipulated that there had to be a ‘chair’ and a ‘main speaker’ with the third member giving the vote of thanks.

 Youth Speak 2015 D1230 Intermediate winners 2015 Hutchesons

The winning team consisted of: Holly Burns, Chairperson;

Verity Macinnes, Speaker; Anne Gould, Vote of thanks

Youth Speaks 2015 D1230 Intermediate Hamilton College Runners up

Runners-up were the team from Hamilton College

The full list of competing schools were: - Douglas Academy, Milngavie (Allander), Wellington School (Alloway), Belmont Academy (Ayr), Williamwood High School (Barrhead & Eastwood), Duncanrig Secondary School (East Kilbride), Hutcheson’s Grammar School (Glasgow), Gryffe High School (Gryffe Valley), Hamilton College (Hamilton), Lenzie Academy (Kirkintilloch)


In the Senior Final Seven teams took part and once again the High School of Glasgow, speaking on “Learning to teach, teaching to learn” came out on top with John Ogilvie High School, Hamilton, finishing as Runners-up

SeniorYouth speaks Winners 2015 D1230 High School of Glasgow

The winning team were:- Alex Gould, Chairperson; Murray Webster, Speaker;Christopher O'Leary, Vote of Thanks.

 Youth Speaks 2015 D1230 Runners up - John Ogilvie High School

Runners up - John Ogilvie High School

The full list of competing schools in the Senior Final were: - Douglas Academy, Milngavie (Allander), Belmont Academy (Ayr), Mearns Castle High School (Barrhead &Eastwood), Duncanrig Secondary School (East Kilbride), High School of Glasgow (Glasgow), Gryffe High School (Gryffe Valley), John Ogilvie High School, Hamilton.

Both winners and Runners-up go forward to face other top schools from across Scotland and the North of England in the Regional Finals which will be held in Linlithgow on 21st March.

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