2016 draw test junior cert
|Junior Certificate Topics and Dates 2016
|Round One||Wed 16 March||Full Preparation||That New Zealand should change the flag.|
|Round Two||Wed 6 April||Full Preparation||That we rely too much on social media|
|Round Three||Wed 4 May||Limited Preparation||Topic to be announced on the day|
|Round Four||Wed 18 May||Impromptu||Topic to be announced on the day|
|Round Five||1 June||Limited Preparation||Topic to be announced on the day|
|The topics for the break rounds shall be announced at a later date, but the dates on which the debates take place are below.|
|Octo-finals||Wed 6 July||Limited Preparation||Topic to be announced on the day|
|Qtr Finals||Wed 3 August||Full preparation||That New Zealand should take more refugees|
|Semi Finals||Wed 17 August||Full preparation||That we should fine people who do not recycle|
|Grand Finals||Wed 12 September||Full Preparation||Governments should not fund high performance sport.|
This years Stokley Cup and Dunsheath Plate were both held at Marsden last week.
With 20 speeches over the course of the night we had a great turn out and a terrific competition. As ever, speeches were very diverse, with topics ranging from international relations, to child care and, weather we all live inside the Matrix.
The winner of the Dunsheath Plate was Seema Singh (pictured) From Sacred Heart for ‘Two Arms, Two Legs.’ Second and third place went to Sophia Pope from Kapiti College and Pheonix Dingle from St Mary’s respectively.
This years Stockley Cup was awarded to Terena Federico (pictured) from St Catherine’s College for her speech ‘Reconstructing my Father.’ Special mention goes to runners up Natalie Shackleton from Sacred Heart, Mira Karunanidhi from Queen Margaret’s College and, Sam Porta from HIBS.
Wellington Speaking Union would like to extend a big thanks to Marsden for hosting and also to Judy Houlahan for judging the competition.
We hope to see you next year!