Laron Jones of the St. Vincent Grammar School emerged victorious in the Finals of the 2018 Lions Club South Secondary Schools Public Speaking Competition last night.
Kenisha Castello of the St. Joseph’s Convent Marriaqua took the second spot and Fitzria Morgan of the Bishop’s College Kingstown was third.
Eric Freeman of the George Stephens Secondary School was adjudged first in his presentation of the main topic, while Kenisha Castello of the St. Joseph’s Convent Marriaqua was first for the student-prepared topic, and Kade Nero of the Georgetown Secondary School was first in the impromptu category.
For their main topic, the Finalists discussed the topic: The politics of decriminalizing marijuana far outweigh the medicinal and economic benefits. Yet, the silence of our church leaders.
The other Finalist was Desra Da Silva of the Dr. J.P. Eustace Memorial Secondary School.