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Middle School Oratorical Competition Clerk of Courts 2018

9 a.m. – 1 p.m., November 10, 2018, at Conyers Middle School, 400 Sigman Rd., Conyers, GA; grade 6-8; free and open to public.

Oratorical subjects are as follows:
(6th grade) "Should Americans be required to vote?",
(7th grade) "Democracy depends upon good citizenship",
(8th grade) "A big problem in local government is..."

Prizes are:
1st place $500,
2nd place $350,
3rd place $150;
(1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners named for each grade). Sponsored by RCPS, Clerk of Courts Ruth A. Wilson, Evans Tool & Die, Lexicon Technologies, Snapping Shoal EMC, Rotary Club of Conyers. 

Students should prepare an original argumentative/persuasive speech that is 3-5 minutes in length. Criteria for selection include speech development, effectiveness, speech value, physical demeanor, voice, manner, appropriateness, and correctness (adapted from ToastMasters International).

Students interested in participating should contact the Oratorical Competition coordinator at their school before Thursday, September 27, 2018:
Sonja Vernon ([email protected]) at CMS,
DaMeka Whitehead ([email protected]) at MMS,
Veleka Dudley ([email protected]) at EMS,
Brandy Sherrod ([email protected]) at DMS.

Overall district coordinator [email protected] 

Click here for more about RCPS academic competitions and showcases.

Flyer for Rockdale County Middle School Oratorical Competition by Clerk of Courts on November 10, 2018; same information on this page