The preliminaries of the 2018 Lions Club South St. Vincent Secondary Schools Public Speaking Competition will commence this afternoon for schools in Zone one.
This zone includes participants from the: St. Vincent Girls’ High School, Bishops’ College Kingstown, Dr. J.P Eustace Memorial Secondary School, St. Clair Dacon Secondary School, Union Island Secondary School and St. Joseph’s Convent Kingstown.
Students in Zone one will debate the topic “Violent and unpunished crime now seems to be a part of our daily lives. Enforcing the death penalty has now become our only recourse”.
Today’s preliminary takes place at Frenches House from 1:00pm.
Zone two preliminary is schedule for tomorrow September 26, Zone three will be held on Thursday September 27, and Zone 4 on Friday September 28.
The winner of each preliminary will be automatically entered into the finals scheduled for October.