Great Speeches Competition Gr 3 & 4

“The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give.”

-Howard Cosell

Competition provides motivation to achieve a goal; to demonstrate determination, creativity and perseverance to overcome challenges; and to understand that hard work and commitment leads to a greater chance of success. Speech & debate sharpens student’s ability to think and listen critically, and articulate their thoughts confidently and persuasively. Students develop skills in research, critical thinking, organization, persuasion and communication. Speech and debate students see tangible benefits from participation while in school – confidence in speaking situations, spontaneity in interviews, improved writing in other courses, diverse perspectives. We at St.Kabir IIS conducted great speeches competition for Grades- 3 & 4.The main purpose of conducting the competition to develop confidence in the students by giving them an opportunity to get on the stage and speak in front of an audience. The Great Speeches Competition also encouraged the students to adopt innovative techniques and develop their ideas and skills. This competition gave a chance to know about the personality in detail. Students were able to use the voice modulation of the personality they had chosen. Students displayed their talents and prepared great inspiring speeches given by famous national or international personalities (not celebrities from the film industry) only in English.