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8 November, 2022

Back Plains Speech Competition

On Friday, 4th of November, speakers participated in a local district speech competition at Back Plains State school to present their speech to an audience of students and families.

The 23 participants in the competition came from a variety of schools and year levels.

Students from grades three to six had a chance to enter. 

Each school had their own competition to choose their three speakers.

Twenty-three speakers in total from the surrounding schools of Nobby, Wyreema, Greenmount, Clifton, Pilton, St Frances de Sales, Leyburn, Emu Creek and Back Plains arrived at the school to begin the competition at 9.30am.

Three judges (Rita Davis, Sam Craig and Bernie Trimingham) listened to each speech and judged the presentations then chose the following winners.

1st place: Sam - Greenmount State School

2nd place: Annabelle - Clifton State School

3rd place: Georgie - Back Plains State School

Encouragement Award: Andrew - Nobby State School

The speakers enjoyed presenting their speeches. 

There were many different topics which made it interesting for the audience.

- Imogen and Taylor, Back Plains State School

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