Midland Arden Region’s 15th Public Speaking Competition was held at the prestigious Birmingham Council Chamber on Saturday 25th March 2017. Eleven young people, girls and boys aged 14-18 yrs from Non Fee Paying Schools across the Midland Arden Region took part.
1st prize of £150 plus the trophy went to Thomas Woodland, a pupil from King Edward VI School Stratford, sponsored by SI Stratford upon Avon. His chosen topic was “Have women’s rights gone too far”.
2nd prize of £75 plus a trophy went to Jude Radley a pupil from Trinity Catholic School, sponsored by SI Leamington & Warwick, his chosen topic was “Migration: how open should our doors be”.
3rd prize of £25 plus a trophy was awarded to Daniel Harrison a pupil from Alderbrook School and sponsored by SI Solihull & District. His chosen topic was “What does Brexit mean to young people?”
All our contestant were given a £25 book token from their sponsoring clubs.