Bac­calieu stu­dent wins re­gional speak- off

The Compass - - SOCIALS -

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.

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