S.E. District Contest 2014

South Eastern District Contest – 23 March 2014

Having won their rounds in the Eastern Area contest held in Felixstowe on 13 February, James McGinty and Tamasin Davies took part in the South Eastern District contest held in Maidstone on Sunday 23 March.

  • Topics:  First – James McGinty (Ipswich), Second – Nick Rennie (Chaucer)

  • Speech:  First – Aly Harold (West Kent), Second – Alice Herron (Wimbledon)

  • Evaluation: First – Michael Ronayne (Wimbledon), Second – James McGinty (Ipswich)

Trophies were presented to the winners by Margaret Robertson, Vice President of the National Association of Speakers Clubs:

Ali, Michael and James will represent the South Eastern Area in the Topics Contest at the National Competition in Glasgow – Friday 25 April to Sunday 27 April.

The contest ran very smoothly thanks to the following people:

  • Organising team: William Warren, Nick Rennie, Nick Rose, Rob Heggie and James McGinty
  • Judges: Margaret Robertson, Peter Curtiss, Gwyn Redgers, Nick Rose, Rob Heggie, Paul Johnstone and Jim Gascoyne
  • Competition chairs: Gwyn Reders, James McGinty and William Warren
  • Competitors: James McGinty, Trevor Kenning, Michael Ronayne, Nick Rose, Nick Rennie, Rosemary Warner, Barry Miles, Tamasin Davies, Trevor White, Aly Harold, Alice Herron and Keith Webster