Here’s the plan, welcome Dakota Montgomery to the squadron as this year’s coordinator and senior judge… we realize it’s last minute, but here we go.

Wednesday 27th Feb – Captain VanderLee will hand out the topics and answer any questions and handle the final “registration” of participants.

Tuesday the 5th and Tuesday the 12th will be coaching and practice sessions, the Competition will take place on Wednesday the 13th.

Topics to choose from are as follows;

TOPICS FOR THE NATIONAL EFFECTIVE SPEAKING COMPETITION 2019 • What is a Canadian? • 3D Printer Technology – how will it impact our future? • Should the voting age be lowered to 16? • How is today’s technology causing gaps in communications? • How will legalizing cannabis affect our society? • Why should cadets be involved in fundraising for the program? • The positive and negative effects of advances in technology. • What happened to the Avro Arrow and is it time for a new one? • Peer pressure amongst today’s youth – fact or fiction? • What is the importance of gender equality in today’s youth? • How could the cadet program fill the gap in the aviation industry? • Cadet’s Choice: the Cadet’s Choice must fit into one of these categories: Cadet Life, Science and Technology, Aviation, Canadian History or Citizenship

Cadets will prepare a not less than 5 minute and not more than 6 minute prepared speech on the above chosen topic and be prepared for a 2-3 minute impromptu speech with 3 minutes to prepare.

Follow this link for a handbook and additional information…More information from Captain VanderLee on Wednesday evening.

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