We held our 2022 Public Speaking Competition in April. In order to practice appropriate social distancing, the event was held virtually, with students submitting video speeches to the competition for three rounds of judging.
|Director||Steve Stuglin - Announcement Video|
Click on speech titled for videos of the speeches.
|Sponsors||Rome Area Council for the Arts GHC Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning GHC Student Life GHC Honors Program GHC Six Mile Post GHC Office of the Provost Special Thanks to Allison Hattaway, Clifton Puckett, and Sarah Coakley|
|Judges||Final: Travice Obas, Sarah Coakley, Amber Irene Cockrell (student winner in 2021!) Primary and Semifinal: Erica Simpson, Rick Bombard, Jesse Bishop, Sharryse Henderson, Allen Dutch, Julie Kozee, Brandy Rogers, Charles Grimm, Dana Pergrem, Greg Smith, Jonathan Howard, Amy Gandolfi, Jessica Lindberg, Frank Minor, Allison Hattaway, Jillian Petro, Melanie Largin, Julie Reidy, Jonathan Beers, Michelle Abbott, Laura Gargis, and Tara Holdampf (GA Tech).|
|Student's Choice Winners determined by Six Mile Post Vote||
|Semifinalists (30)||Semifinalists were Abdallah Nchare-Njoya, Lainey Barden, Carissa Lewis, Stevey Townsend, Brisa Caldera, Shelby Lowery, Jade Waggoner, Max Vosejpka, Essence Pope, Isabella Miller, Diego Sanchez-Miller, Sherri Tang, Caroline Blum, Samantha Ramsey, Angelica Armas-Alvarenga, Alanis Scott, Lauren Duncan, Jackee Parker, Miles Maxie, Lyzette Schott, Casey Rankins, John Gordon Ulrich, Rita Kun, Myles Brown, Samantha Gorman, Sam Hudgins, John Blake Dixon, Christopher Swinton, Alice Amanda Rangel, and Peri Bobb.|
Grand Prize Winner Sam Hudgins collects her prize: a 2022 iPad!