|EMSB HOLDS PUBLIC SPEAKING COMPETITION|
MONTREAL, APRIL 19, 2016 - The English Montreal School Board’s (EMSB) most dynamic communicators once again took to the podium at the 2016 Public Speaking Competition, hosted by Lester B. Pearson High School in Montreal North.
Secondary I and II students presented personal narratives while Secondary III and V students delivered persuasive speeches on topics of social and political importance. Secondary I, II and III winners will have the opportunity to present their winning speeches to the Council of Commissioners. The Women’s Canadian Club awarded Secondary IV winner Jessica Sheoprasad from Rosemount High School with an all expenses paid week to Encounters with Canada in Ottawa and an invitation to deliver her winning speech at their May meeting. The Rotary Club of Montreal invited Secondary V winner Logan Stack from Royal West Academy and runner up Sarah Sikder from LaurenHill Academy to their 76th annual Public Speaking Contest for High School students on Friday, May 13, which will be held during a luncheon at the St James Club. The awards are educational bursaries, paid to the college or university selected by the student. The winner's school will also host the RCM plaque.
Here are the final results:
Michael J. Cohen