English Public Speaking 2019

On Saturday 16th November the Carmarthenshire YFC English Public Speaking Competition was held at Nantgaredig Primary School. Members competed in the Reading competition (Under 14s), Junior Public Speaking (Under 16), The Braintrust Competition (Under 21) and the Mace Debating competition (Under26).

Thank you to Nantgaredig Primary School for the use of their School, for the stewards for making all competitions run smoothly, and to the trainers who gave up their time to help and train our members. A big thank you also to the four judges; Miss Tania Hancock (Reading), Mr Aled Johnson (Juniors), Mrs Kay Marie Thomas (Brainstrust) and Mrs Wendy Phillips (Mace Debating), and thank you also to the sponsor of the competition, Rural Housing Enabler.

The Results were as follows:

Reading Under 14:

Southern Area Challenge Shield Winners: Penybont YFC

Howard & Margaret Roberts Cup presented to the best individual in the Reading Section: Celyn Richards, Penybont YFC

Juniors Under 16:

Tegwyn Lloyd’s Challenge Shield Winners: Office Team

Winner of the Ronnie Ll. Roberts Cup for the best individual performance in the Junior Section: Elis Davies, Llanddarog YFC

Brainstrust Under 21:

The Mary Kay Davies Cake Stand Winners: Llangadog YFC (Team 1)

Winner of the Nantybwla Shield for the best individual performance in the Intermediate Section: Aaron Hughes, Llangadog YFC

Mace Debating Under 26:

Winners of the late Col. Sir Grismond Phillips Challenge Trophy: Dyffryn Cothi YFC

Winner Of The Elonwy & Gareth Phillips Shield for the best individual performance in the Senior Section: Owain Davies, Llanllwni YFC

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