SCEGGS Wins AHIGS Festival of Speech 2019
The extravaganza of all things related to speaking, The Festival of Speech, took place at Meriden School Strathfield Saturday October 26.
Sections contested were Junior and Senior Reading, Junior and Senior Poetry, Religious and Ethical Questions, Junior and Senior Public Speaking, Current Affairs and Drama
In all, a team of 18 SCEGGS girls competed against 68 teams from Independent Girls Schools. Points were awarded for participation with gradually increasing points for places from fifth to first .
SCEGGS won the Junior Division and were fourth in the Senior Division overall results were:
|3rd PLC Sydney|
|4th Senior Public Speaking: Claudia Hunt|
|4th Junior Public Speaking: Ishara Verdickt|
|1st Junior Poetry: Lucia Gelonesi|
|2nd Senior Poetry: Marie Karantanis|
|5th Drama Group: Taylor Shutes, Georgina Harley-Macdonald, Stella Walker, Mia Freeland and Hannah Mavrakis|
|2nd Junior Reading: Nicola Allen|
|3rd Current Affairs: Rosie Adams, Katarina Kuo and Claudia Ryan|
Congratulations to all the girls for a great team effort.
The Full Team
|Drama||Current Affairs||Religious and Ethical Questions|
|Taylor Shutes||Katarina Kuo||Phoebe Masnick|
|Georgina Harley-Macdonald||Rosie Adams||Zoe Crowley-Burrows|
|Stella Walker||Claudia Ryan||Dominique Liew|
|Mia Freeland||Abby Burge (Reserve)|
|Senior: Claudia Hunt||Senior: Marie Karantanis||Senior: Camilla Keenan|
|Junior: Ishara Verdickt||Junior: Lucia Gelonesi||Junior: Nicola Allen|
Special thanks to the coaches, Dr Leonie Armstrong (Religious and Ethical Questions), Ms Claire Duffy (Current Affairs) and Ms Juliet Timmerman (Drama).
Co-ordinator Public Speaking
Congratulations to all the students who participated in this year's Inter-House Speaking Challenge. I am pleased to share the following results:
|3rd Equal:||Sylvie Stannage
Co-ordinator of Public Speaking