Del Sol Lions to participate in 75th annual Student Speakers Contest

The Del Sol Lions Club recently announced that they will be participating in the 75th annual Student Speakers Contest sponsored by the California Lions of Multiple District 4. The contest is open to any student in grades 9 – 12 enrolled in any high school, charter school, private school, home school or independent study. The purpose of the contest is to provide an opportunity for competitive public speaking among students on a subject of vital interest. Each student who enters the contest shall prepare a talk to be as close as possible to, but not over, 10 minutes, not less than five minutes delivery time.

The topic for this year’s student speakers contest is “What Could the America of Yesterday Teach the America of Tomorrow?”

The contest will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m., at Fletcher Cove Community Center, 133 Pacific Avenue, in Solana Beach.

Students must pre-register with Speaker Contest Chairman Dave Roberts at by submitting their name, address, high school, grade level and contact information (e-mail and/or phone number). Up to six students will be allowed to participate in the club-level contest based on the order of the receipt of their pre-registration information and the first six students who successfully complete the club-level contest will each receive a $25 prize and the first place winner will receive a $75 prize.

The first place club-level winner will then be able to participate in the Zone, Region, District and Multiple District contests and ultimately have an opportunity to win over $21,500 in scholarships and prizes.

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