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Speech Competition Info

Welcome to the GHC Speech Competition!

The Eighth Annual Public Speaking Competition

is scheduled for Friday, April 13th 2018 from 12-4:30

on the Cartersville campus.

We look forward to seeing you there!



The Seventh Annual Public Speaking Competition

was held Friday, April 14th 2017 from 12-4:30

on the Cartersville campus.


1st Place:

Amanda Lewis

"Take the Road Less Traveled"


Use the navigation links at the left for more details and competition rules.


About the Speech Competition:

The event invites GHC students to prepare and deliver a persuasive speech to an audience of fellow students, faculty, family, and friends. Many of our students learn basic public address theory and practice in our Human Communication course or Public Speaking course. Still, the performative art of speaking in public is one that requires significant practice in front of live audiences to master. To that end, our event is an opportunity for students to demonstrate speech preparation, verbal style, physical delivery, and to build experience in front of unfamiliar audiences.



Questions or comments?

Steve Stuglin - Competition Director - sstuglin@highlands.edu



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