St Euphemia College student wins public speaking competition in Sydney


A Year 8 student from St Euphemia College in the Sydney suburb of Bankstown has won the local area finals for the Legacy Junior Public Speaking competition.

Students Irini and Evangelia both competed in the local area finals at Al Sadiq College on Tuesday, August 1.

Both students impressed the judges with their unique and inspiring speeches titled, ‘Invisible Disabilities’ and ‘The Sweetness of Social Media.’

In the end, Evangelia took out the final and she will now be going through to the regional finals.

In a post on Facebook, the Greek Orthodox school congratulated the students for their successful endeavours.




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