Bulahdelah Central School Year 6 student, Grace McRae has earned a place in the regional finals of this year's Multicultural Perspectives Public Speaking Competition.
Grace won stage three of the competition, which was held at Medowie Public School last term.
She was one of three Year 6 and Year 4 students to travel to Medowie to take part in the event.
Grace McRae and Jasper Gibbs of Year 6 and Ruby Dibley of Year 4, were fantastic representatives of Bulahdelah Central School, assistant principal, Hayley Nicholson.
"Each student was required to deliver a prepared speech and then, with five minutes preparation time, present an impromptu speech," Ms Nicholson said.
Each student was required to deliver a prepared speech and then, with five minutes preparation time, present an impromptu speech.Hayley Nicholson
"First up was Ruby with her well-researched and thought-provoking speech, For we are one and free; Jasper confidently and passionately spoke about, Sport making a difference and Grace delivered her engaging and winning speech, A safe place to call home.
"We wish her all the best in the next stage of this competition."
Ms Nicholson said all three students were to be commended for their dedication to the competition, spending many hours refining their public speaking skills, and preparing and rehearsing their speeches.
"Observing all three students encourage and congratulate their fellow speakers, filled me with such pride."
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