Tuesday 25th May saw Primary and Secondary students from schools in Forbes, Parkes, Trundle, Condobolin, and Lake Cargelligo compete in the CWA Oxley Group Public Speaking Competition.
Competition organiser for the CWA Oxley Group, Mrs Roz Edwards commented that “the judges were very impressed with the standard of speakers. The ideas and perspectives presented over the range of topics was amazing and very creative”.
The Winners and Highly Commended from each section will meet in Trundle to compete in the CWA Western Region Inter Group Competition. Successful students in the CWA Oxley Group competition will compete against students from other groups on June 22nd.
Thank you to all the CWA volunteers, officials and judges who gave their time to assist students speak up and further develop their public speaking skills. Mrs Edwards would also like to thank Forbes Uniting Church for use of the venue and Mr Trevor Drury in helping to set up. Apologies to students and parents for the delay in these results being published due to personal reasons. Results of Oxley Group CWA Public Speaking are:
• H/C: Sophia Byrne, St Laurence’s, Forbes – I must eat my vegetables
• Winner: Mikaela Harris, Red Bend Catholic College – Disasters
• H/C: Lara Smith, Red Bend Catholic College – Green Technology
• H/C: Chloe Pryor, Red Bend Catholic College – My land, my life
• H/C: Daisy McMahon, Red Bend Catholic College – Disasters
• Winner: Grace Taylor, Red Bend Catholic College – The wheels have come off
• H/C: Elizabeth Drewes, Red Bend Catholic College – An opportunity missed.