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Six finalists chosen for Secondary Schools National Public Speaking Competition


Six students have been chosen to participate in the finals of the Lions Club South, LIME and NIS sponsored Secondary Schools National Public Speaking Competition.

They were selected from among 15 students who took part in the preliminaries of the competition, which took place last week.{{more}}

The finalists are: Aaron Weekes of the St Vincent Grammar School; Jaykel Mars of the Bishop’s College Kingstown; Nadia Rogers of the Mountain View Adventist Academy; Shemar Dennis of the West St George Secondary School; Deandre Quashie of the Georgetown Secondary School; and Delano King of the Troumaca Ontario Secondary School.

The finals will take place at the Methodist Church Hall on Thursday, November 5, from 7 p.m.

The finalists will discuss the topic: “Our Approach to Homosexuality is a Reflection of our Failure to Embrace Diversity and Greater Tolerance for People who are Different.”