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SD43 Students Win Top Awards at Provincial French Public Speaking Competition

May 09, 2018

​From among 10,000 students across B.C., four SD43 French Immersion students won top awards at the Provincial French Public Speaking Competition, Concours d'art oratoire held on May 5.  Student participants choose, develop, and present a 3 - 5 minute speech, en français. Students are free to select a subject/theme that interests them. 

2018 Provinical Winners from SD43:

  •  Ellen Piasentin, 3rd place Grade 7 Early Immersion, “La beauté est douleureuse”  Banting Middle School
  • Maria Galdian, 2nd place Grade 7 Late Immersion, "Les champions des champignons” Banting Middle School
  • Dorsah Nassiri 3rd place Grade 8 Immersion, “La violence par armes à feu”  Banting Middle School
  • Claire-Xi Song, 1st place Grade 12 Early Immersion, “L’intelligence artificielle: vers un future véritablement artificiel"  Dr. Charles Best Secondary

2018 Provincial finalists from SD43:

  • Luc Wool, Grade 6 Early Immersion, "Échangez vos lunettes de réalité virtuelle pour les lunettes de soleil"  Banting Middle School
  • Chloé Mayo, Grade 6 Late Immersion, "Ellen DeGeneres"  Banting Middle School
  • Christina Lam, Grade 10 Immersion, "Noyade en silence" Dr. Charles Best Secondary

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