Sacred Heart College have emerged as the victors of the Junior Certificate Grade, after defeating Hutt International Boys’ School on home turf on Wednesday 28 October. Sacred Heart successfully affirmed the motion “That New Zealand should become a republic in an extremely high quality and close debate.
Harriet Willis of SHC was named the best speaker in the Grand Final.
The adjudication panel for the final comprised Steph Speir (Upper Hutt College), Sue McNab (St Bernard’s College), and David Dewar (Junior Certificate Grade Convenor).
This is the first time that Sacred Heart have won the Wellington Speaking Union Cup, first presented in 1992. Congratulations!