11 p.m., April 1)
Local students among winners of Lions speaking contest
By Fred Sherwin
Orléans Lions Club hosted its annual Effective
Speaking Competition at École secondaire Béatrice-Desloges
last weekend with participants from Eastern Ontario and
contest was held in both English and French at junior,
middle and senior levels with two local students taking
home first place honours in the junior and intermediate
Carpentier from Beatrice-Desloges won the intermediate
award and Jemima Nsenga, also from Beatrice-Desloges won
the junior award.
Lions Effective Speaking program has been in place for
over 60 years. Its aim is to give students the opportunity
to hone their communication skills in preparation for
leadership roles in the careers of their choice.
From left to right: Brayden Foster, Senior English, Pontiac
High School; Daniella Bell, Junior English,Cobden District
High School; Lion Kris Schulz; Abigael Carpentier, Intermediate
French, École secondaire Beatrice-Desloges; and Jemima
Nsenga, Junior French, École secondaire Beatrice-Desloges.
story was made possible thanks to the generous support
of our local business partners.)
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