Carbonear stu­dent takes top hon­ours at speak­ing com­pe­ti­tion

The Compass - - PART 5 -

Jes­sica McCarthy, a Level III stu­dent at Carbonear Col­le­giate, took first place at a pub­lic speak­ing com­pe­ti­tion March 15.

McCarthy’s topic, Liv­ing my Child­hood Dreams, earned her the win at the Dal­ton As­sem­bly Fourth De­gree, Knights of Colum­bus Re­gional Pub­lic Speak­ing Com­pe­ti­tion held at St. Fran­cis School, Har­bour Grace.

The first run­ner-up was Kyle Riggs, a Level I stu­dent rep­re­sent­ing Bac­calieu Col­le­giate, Old Per­li­can. He chose Vol­un­teerism in our Com­mu­nity as his topic.

Sec­ond run­ner-up Jes­sica Dawe is a Level I stu­dent at­tend­ing As­cen­sion Col­le­giate, Bay Roberts. Her topic was Health Care in New­found­land and Labrador — Are we in a cri­sis?

Am­ber Samms, a Level I stu­dent rep­re­sent­ing As­cen­sion Col­le­giate also spoke on Liv­ing my Child­hood Dreams.

Judges Frances O’Neill, Anne Whe­lan and John Walsh ad­ju­di­cated the five-to-seven minute long speeches based on con­tent and de­liv­ery.

The com­pe­ti­tion is one of sev­eral held by the Fourth De­gree As­sem­blies through­out New­found­land and Labrador dur­ing the month of March each year.

Jes­sica McCarthy will now rep­re­sent Dal­ton As­sem­bly and Carbonear Col­le­giate at the Pro­vin­cial Fi­nals, which will take place at the Knights of Colum­bus in Har­bour Grace, April 18.

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PUB­LIC SPEAK­ERS — Par­tic­i­pants in the Knights of Colum­bus Re­gional Pub­lic Speak­ing com­pe­ti­tion spoke on a num­ber of top­ics March 15. From left are: Jes­sica Dawe, First Place Win­ner Jes­sica McCarthy, Am­ber Samms and Kyle Riggs.

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