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Richards wins Public Speaking Competition

Richards wins Public Speaking Competition

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Brianna Richards of the Paget Farm Government School is the 2013 winner of the Digicel/Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment 10th Annual Primary Schools Public Speaking Competition.{{more}}

In second position in the competition, which was held at the Methodist Church Hall Kingstown on June 25, was Zoe Porter of the Windsor Primary School. Maya Abdoussala of the C.W. Prescod Primary placed third.

The three top students received a tablet from Digicel with one year, six months and one month’s data, respectively. Other incentives included a challenge trophy, which was also donated by Digicel. The winning schools received the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment trophies.

The topic for the prepared speech was: “Does the future of Health Promotion lie in Technology?” Students also responded to impromptu questions.

The other participating schools were Fairhall Government, Georgetown Government, Langley Park Government, Kingstown Anglican, Kingstown Preparatory and the Kingstown Government.

This annual event is organized by the Health Promotion Unit in the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment.

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