8 Students from Primary Schools in West Franklin entertained a gathering of around 80 people on Wednesday evening at the Waiuku Civic Centre.
|Matthew Walters, Peta Butler and Luke Frost - deserved winners!|
The occasion was the Rotary Club of Waiuku annual primary school speech contest.
The contest, which is celebrating its 26th year of competition, is a showcase of young budding speech competitors.
The pupils are selected from their respective school and each contest has 2 minutes to present a speech on the subject of their choice. They are judged on content, research, information and presentation.
The winner from the Waiuku Rotary Primary School Speech Contest goes forward to represent West Franklin at the Auckland regional competition.
The judges for the evening Natalie Hewitt and Wendy Turner-Wright commented on the very high standard of presentation from all of the contestants. In deciding the winners it came down to the minute details in presentation of the subject material
1st prize went to Peta Butler from Sandspit School and her subject was I Am Old Enough to Be Home Alone
2nd prize went to Luke Frost from Glenbrook School and his subject was Techno Teachers.
3rd prize went to Matthew Walters from Pukeoware School and his subject was The Hobbit.