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Public speaking contest in the Townships 2013

Thumbnail image for Public Speaking 2013.JPGThe 21st annual Student Public Speaking Competition was held on May 1 in Sherbrooke.  Five area high schools participated in the yearly tradition, sponsored by the Canadian Federation of University Women, Sherbrooke and District. 

Excerpts from the Junior Category winners were featured on today's show, and the full speeches from the Senior Category.

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Junior Category
Runner-up:  Emily Sylvester, "The Truth of the Five Second Rule," Alexander Galt
First place:  Owen Teolis, "Canada: My Home and Native Land," Massey Vanier

Senior Category
Runner-up:  Wyatt Westover, "Education is the Key," Massey Vanier
First Place:  Andrew Donaldson,   "Cancer: Get Involved," Stanstead College