Success for Emily-Rose at Jack Petchey's Speak Out Challenge!
Student claims second prize at regional final
Emily-Rose Ashong was runner up at the Croydon Regional Final of Jack Petchey's Speak Out Challenge! on 20th March 2018.
The annual contest - the world's biggest youth speaking event - is open to secondary students from state schools across London and Essex. Contestants receive training in communication skills from Speakers Trust, the UK’s leading public speaking charity.
This year's regional final was hosted by Archbishop Lanfranc Academy.
Emily-Rose delivered her speech, concerning black empowerment, with confidence and finesse (watch it below).
The winners were as follows:
3rd place: Nathanael Russel - Quest Academy