Archive for January 22nd, 2014

Vale of York Area Annual Speech, Evaluation and Topics Contests 12.01.2014

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

The Vale of York Area Speech, Evaluation and Topics Contest took place on Sunday 12th January 2014 at the York RI Bowls Club.  Wetherby Speakers’ Club was represented by Niki Boersma and John Holian in the Speech Competition, Chris Clissitt and Howard Herbert in the Evaluation Contest and Chris Clissitt and Jocelyn Brooks in the Topics Competition.

 The winners were as follows:

Speech Competition               Ramana Sundara from the York RI Speakers’ Club

Evaluation Competition           Chris Clissitt from the Wetherby Speakers’ Club

Topics Competition                 Clive Dawson from the York RI Speakers’ Club

 Those winners will now represent the Vale of York at the Eastern District Competitions on Sunday 9th March 2014 at the Bridge in at Walshford.

 Wetherby Club wishes all those contestants the very best of luck

Club Report – Wetherby Speakers Club 9.1.14

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Peter Wilson was the Chairman for the evening and following the opening of the meeting by President, Niki Boersma he introduced the two speakers in turn. Neil Wilson’s speech was entitled Face to Face  and Niki Boersma’s, Home at Last, the speech she was to give at the Area Contest the following Sunday. Evaluations were by Howard Herbert and Peter Ryans respectively.

 The second part of the evening was devoted to the Topics Contest chaired by Scott Stevenson and the subject was Sayings and Proverbs. The Topic session was evaluated by Niki Boersma and Jocelyn Brooks gave the general evaluation of the whole meeting.