At Julio Verne School, the spirit of eloquence and confident expression echoed through the halls as the institution recently held its fourth annual Public Speaking Contest. This event brought together the brightest minds and most eloquent voices from both primary and secondary levels, showcasing not just their mastery of language but also their ability to captivate an audience.

The competition, organized by the dedicated English Department staff, aimed to nurture essential communication skills while instilling confidence in the students.

The primary school level was a vibrant showcase of budding orators, each brimming with enthusiasm and determination.


In the secondary school level, the atmosphere was charged with intellectual fervour as students tackled complex topics with depth and sophistication. The speeches ranged from thought-provoking discussions on societal issues to insightful analyses of historical events, showcasing a commendable depth of understanding and maturity.

The culmination of the contest was a celebration of achievement and the power of effective communication. Awards were bestowed upon the winners, contestants and coaches acknowledging their dedication and exemplary performance. However, beyond the accolades, every participant emerged as a victor, having gained invaluable experience and a newfound sense of confidence.

The IV Public Speaking Contest at Julio Verne School not only highlighted the students’ eloquence but also underscored the school’s commitment to nurturing well-rounded individuals equipped with the essential skills for success in both academic and personal spheres. It served as a proof of the power of effective communication in shaping future leaders and change-makers.


It’s evident that Julio Verne School’s dedication to fostering confident, articulate, and informed individuals through events like the Public Speaking Contest will continue to shape the leaders of tomorrow.


Erika Catherine Schwartz (English and German teacher)