Juniors speak their mind

August 30, 2017

Grade 5-6 school winners of the 2017 Rutherglen Lions Club Junior Public Speaking competition.

The Rutherglen Lions Club Junior Public Speaking competition was held at Wahgunyah Primary School recently.

School teachers, students, parents and families joined Rutherglen Lions Club members for the competition.
The schools represented were Rutherglen Primary, St Mary’s Catholic Primary, St Joseph’s Catholic Chiltern and Wahgunyah Primary.
Students were in the 3-4 grades and 5-6 grades, and all students gave wonderful presentations.  Judges and timekeeper were chosen from Rutherglen Lions Club and friends.
Wahgunyah Primary School parents and staff provided a finger food meal before the commencement of the public speaking.
Rutherglen Lions Club wish to thank Wahgunyah Primary School for the use of its school, as well as teaching staff at all the schools involved for supporting the program and working with all students to prepare for the event.
The Lions club also wish to thank students, parents and families of all participating students in the school and club sections of the Junior Public Speaking competition.
Rutherglen Lions Club values the wonderful program and is proud to be involved with all of the local schools each and every year.
The Lions Club grade 3-4 winner was Felicity Talbot from St Mary’s, while the grade 5-6 winner was Olivia Cheeseman from St Mary’s.
Both girls represented Rutherglen Lions Club at the region final at Yarrawonga on Sunday, August 6.
Grade 3-4 club winner Felicity Talbot won the region final at Yarrawonga and will now represent Rutherglen Lions Club at the district final on Sunday, August 27 at Tongala.

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