Carmold Murray, the winner, was awarded a tablet, complements Jubilee Beauty Salon. Brian Pearson received an MP3 Player complements Family Time. Adonis Byron received a Dual SIM Cellphone, complements Courts St. Vincent Limited. The other contestants were also awarded with gifts of appreciation.
One of the three judges at the competition, Mrs. Andrea Bowman, delievered the results for the day's event. PREPARED SPEECH Introduction 3 pts. Content 10 pts. Use of Language 6 pts. Delivery 4 pts. Conclusion 2 pts. Total Possible Points: 24 General Comments: Make more eye contact...
"Should school start later in the morning, and why?" The 12 year old student affirmed that it should, to benefit students who like to sleep in bed later, like himself. He spoke for a total of 28 seconds.
"If you were in charge of your school's feeding program, what would the menu be like, and why?" That was the topic for Pearson, who spoke for 36 seconds in saying that he would present fresh food and vegetables. As an example, he cited dishes such as callaloo and...
"If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be and why?". This was the topic for Adonis Byron, who said that she would chose to have dinner with Jesus. She spoke for 58 seconds.
The 11 year old was posed with the question, "Should the Summer Vacation Be Shorter?" She said that it should not be, as this is the time for students to spend with family and take a break from school work. She spoke for 1 minute and 28 seconds.
The 13 year old student was given the task of hypothetically convincing his principal to give students their birthdays off from school. He spoke for 1 minute and 8 seconds.
Last, but certainly not least, was Donlee Sutherland, a 12 year old student from the Leeward side of the country, Spring Village. Sutherland claimed that students should be paid for their efforts. He spoke for 3 minutes and 57 seconds.
Hailing from Georgetown on the Windward side of the island is Adonis Byron, who claimed that students should be paid for good grades. The youngest contestant spoke for 4 minutes and 58 seconds.
Lauriel Stowe, an 11 year old student hailing from the Grenadine island of Bequia, agreed that students should indeed be paid for good grades. Her speech lasted for 5 minutes and 16 seconds.