|EMSB PUBLIC SPEAKING CONTEST SET FOR APRIL 17|
MONTREAL, APRIL 8, 2015- The 2015 English Montreal School Board annual board-wide Public Speaking Competition for secondary students will take place on Friday, April 17 at Rosemount High School (3737 Beaubien Street East).
As in the past, it is likely that the Rotary Club of Montreal will invite the Secondary V winner to participate at their competition in May. In addition, the Women’s Canadian Club will award the Secondary IV winner with an all expenses paid week to Encounters with Canada in Ottawa.
In-school finals to select their representatives took place in March and early April.
The required form for the Secondary I and II students will be a narrative-based text that is a personal story such as an account of family life or an autobiographical incident. Students from Secondary III, IV and V will deliver persuasive speeches on issues of social and global significance.
Michael J. Cohen