Kaira wins primary schools public speaking competition
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July 3, 2018
Kaira wins primary schools public speaking competition

Kiara Hazell of the Lower Bay Primary School is the winner of the 2018 Digicel/Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment Primary School Public Speaking Competition.

Kiara spoke her way to the top position, defeating 10 other participants. In second position was Nyema Richards of the Belair Government school and Jianna Stowe of the Bequia Anglican Primary school took the third position.

The three top students were rewarded with Samsung Galaxy smart phones from Digicel along with free data service for one month. They also received the first, second and third place individual trophies from the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment, and the top position took the Digicel challenge trophy, which will be held by the school for one year.

The competition comprised two segments: A student’s prepared speech of eight minutes on the topic ‘More play-time and less class time lead to better educated and healthier child’; and An impromptu speech for one minute.

The other participating schools were: The Biabou Methodist, Paget Farm Govrnment, Pamelus Burke Primary, C.W Prescod Primary, Fairhall Government, Fancy Government, Barrouallie Government and Kingstown Government.

This annual event is organized by the Health Promotion Unit within the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment, and is open to grade six pupils.