Royal Canadian Legion branch 240 awards the winners of public speaking contest

logo Royal Canadian Legionby Jane Torrance

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 240The winners of the 2014 Public Speaking Contest were recognized at the March General Meeting of the Almonte Branch 240 Royal Canadian Legion. The public speaking contest took place on February 23, and all story-tellers and speakers were interesting, entertaining, and very brave! The contest was organized with thanks to volunteer judges Anne-Marie Morrison, Dorothy Robertson, Kate McDonough and Colleen Skjaveland, volunteer time-keeper Donna Lynch, and volunteer scorekeepers and scrutineers Robin Milks, Robin Webb and Doug Sutherland, Branch 240 Youth Education Chair Jane Torrance and Contest Convener Dave Cormier

 Back row, left-right, Zone G6 Commander, Dave Cormier, 1st Vice President, Gerry Schroeder, Youth Education Chair, Jane Torrance, District G Deputy Chairman, Joe LeBlanc. Front row, left -  right, Camryn Charles, Jack Lockhart, Shelby Crawford, Sean Ireland, Parker Deugo. Missing: Christina Reid.
Back row, left-right, Zone G6 Commander, Dave Cormier, 1st Vice President, Gerry Schroeder, Youth Education Chair, Jane Torrance, District G Deputy Chairman, Joe LeBlanc.
Front row, left – right, Camryn Charles, Jack Lockhart, Shelby Crawford, Sean Ireland, Parker Deugo. Missing: Christina Reid.

We congratulate all speakers, including the following winners who accepted their certificates of award and cash prizes:

Primary

  • Camryn Charles   Naismith
  • Jack Lockhart       Naismith
  • Lucy MacLaren     Naismith

Junior

  • Shelby Crawford  Naismith
  • Parker Deugo         R. Tait McKenzie
  • David Ireland          Naismith

Intermediate

  • Christina Reid        Holy Name of Mary

First place winners advanced to Zone competition on March 1 at Branch 638 in Kanata. The first place winner in the junior category was not able to attend, but the second place speaker, Parker Deugo was available, and he placed first in his division!

Congratulations to all!