Baccalieu student wins regional speak- off
Tiffany Morrison took first place in the Zone 7 regional speak-off held March 16 at the Bay Roberts Lions Club.
A Level 2 student at Baccalieu Collegiate, the Red Head Cove resident was one of four students who took part in the speak-off.
Tiffany spoke on Cerebral Palsy. Her interests are her computer, reading and summer camping. When she finishes school, Tiffany wants to be a Kindergarten teacher.
Second place went to Ahila Karunananitha of Carbonear Collegiate, who spoke about Cyber Bullying.
The first place winner received a plaque and $100 while a plaque and $75 went to the second place winner.
Latoya Boland, who had earlier won first place at the Bay Roberts Club level Feb. 16 and Carbonear student Travis Mullary also participated in the speak-off.
Bay Roberts is one of seven clubs, which make up Zone 7.
Having won the Zone regional level, Tiffany Morrison will go on to represent the zone in the Lions District speak-off April 1617 in Gander.
Lawyer John Crosbie, broadcaster Tanya Brown and social worker Janice Mullay acted as judges for the event.
Brian Dawe of Eastlink and teacher Marjorie Mercer acted as questionnaires.
Zone chairman Walter Snow served as timekeeper, while Michael Foote of Baccalieu Lions Club emceed the event.