GRAND PRIZE WINNER: $250 GIFT CARD TO BEST BUY
THREE FINALISTS: $100 GIFT CARD EACH TO ITUNES
TEN SEMI-FINALISTS: $50 GIFT CARD EACH TO ITUNES
January 19 and 31 Freshman class meeting at break
Feb. 2, 7, and 9 Work on speeches in small groups (sponsors’ classrooms)
February 9 Speech outline submitted to speech advisor
February 15, 16, 22 Speeches given in small groups – 10 semi-finalists chosen from these groups
February 24 3 finalists chosen in semi-finals ( – Paschall Theater)
REQUIRED FOR ALL - ATTENDANCE TAKEN
February 27 3 finalists compete for final prize in Monday assembly
Topics: A. POLICE - How can we improve relationships between police and the communities they serve?
B. MEDIA - How effectively is the American media fulfilling its duty to report on and hold accountable our political leaders?
C. RUSSIA/CHINA - What policies would you recommend the new administration should adopt towards Russia and/or China?
Notes: A. 3 ½ – 5 minutes in length
B. Typed outline for teacher due by February 11
C. Note card to help with speech (if necessary)
D. 5 demerits will be assessed if outline is not complete or
speech does not meet minimum requirements. Speech must
be made to exit freshman year.
E. Missing any meeting without prior excuse will result in
F. Must include a reference to the role of empathy in your topic.