District public speaking winners announced

Baneet Braich from Abbotsford Middle School does her speech titled “Follow Your Dreams” on Tuesday evening in the theatre at Yale Secondary. She was crowned the district Grade 6 champion.

Baneet Braich from Abbotsford Middle School does her speech titled “Follow Your Dreams” on Tuesday evening in the theatre at Yale Secondary. She was crowned the district Grade 6 champion.

The district public speaking competition finals were held this week, with the top 10 in each grade level competing. Winners were:

Grade 6:

1. Baneet Braich, Abby Middle

2. Thaniel Arseneau, Clayburn Middle

3. Josh Willems, MEI

Grade 7:

1. Kaden Gamache, MEI

2. Andrew Dyck, MEI

3. George Alexo, Abbotsford Traditional Middle School

Grade 8:

1. Kaitlyn Burkinshaw, MEI

2. Christine Dyck, MEI

3. Ajeet Klaer, Howe

Grade 9/10

1. Kyle Moodley, Abbotsford Traditional Secondary School

2. Jenna Schmirler, ATSS

3. Jasmina Parhar, Hansen