May 14 2014

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SD62 Student Wins Top Award At Provincial French Public Speaking Competition

Hannah Clarke, Grade 6 Early Immersion, John Stubbs Memorial School

Hannah Clarke, Grade 6 Early Immersion, John Stubbs Memorial School PHOTO Courtesy: Canadian Parents for French

Congratulations to Hannah Clarke from John Stubbs Memorial School who won the top award for the Canadian Parents for French BC & Yukon sponsored Concours d’art oratoire. This year marked the 31st anniversary of the event with the provincial finals occurring on Saturday, May 3rd at SFU Surrey.

The competition had 10,000 students from across British Columbia competing, with 285 students making the provincial finals. A number of our students are among those provincial finalists!

Patti Holm, President of Canadian Parents for French BC & Yukon says the Concours d’art oratorie helps student develop their self-confidence, and public speaking abilities in addition to the cultural and language benefits of the event.

2014 Provincial finalists from SD62:

Cheyenne Ferguson – Grade 10 Immersion – “Les hiboux” – Belmont Secondary
 – Scott Kenning – Grade 6 Late Immersion – “Le soccer ou le hockey?” – John Stubbs Memorial
Paige Sutton – Grade 8 Immersion – “Le discours” – John Stubbs Memorial
Alexus Johnson – Grade 9 Immersion – “Le Saskatchewan” – Belmont Secondary
Bria Seefried – Grade 7 Late Immersion – “MacDonald’s” – John Stubbs Memorial
Tina Seebrook – Grade 7 Early Immersion – “Disney” – Journey Middle School

2014 Provincial medal winner:

Hannah Clarke

Grade 6 Early Immersion
“Voyage en Honduras”
John Stubbs Memorial School

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