The Smith County Right to Life
Chapter is pleased to announce
our 2018 Oratory Contest for High School Students. This event open to grades
9-12 involves researching, writing and presenting a speech on topics
relating to the human life issues of Stem cell research, Abortion,
Euthanasia, or Infanticide. A panel of judges comprised of local community leaders will listen
to and judge each
contestant based on preparation, content and presentation. Our
contest will be held at 7:00 p.m. on April 10, 2018 at the Smith County
Chamber of Commerce Community Room, 939 Upper Ferry Rd. in Carthage..
As you can imagine, students who participate will
benefit in several important ways from involvement in the oratory contest.
In addition to developing public speaking and leadership ability, students
will practice research and writing skills, learn more about critical
current issues and enjoy an opportunity to educate others. Plus
they have the opportunity to share their Pro-Life message.
Each participate will be rewarded for their efforts; cash prizes of $100, $75, $50, $25 will be awarded depentant on place finish. Our contest 1st place winner will advance to compete at the State competition held at the Aquinas College in Nashville on Saturday April 28th. Prizes at the State level include cash up to $750. From there, a winner will be selected to compete in this summerís National competition where the top award is $1000.
Direct any questions to Ronnie Collins, 615-735-2486.
here for an Participate Form to enter the Contest.