Rostrum Voice of Youth in 2018
Australia's Premier National Student Public Speaking Competition
Congratulations to the 81 students representing 30 schools who participated in the Tasmanian Rostrum Voice of Youth in 2018. Encouragement Awards were presented in each region. After successful Regional Finals in Burnie, Hobart and Launceston 12 finalists were selected to participate in the State Final which was held on June 16th at Scotch Oakburn College.
|Junior State Finalists||Senior State Finalists|
|Esther Godfrey - Riverside High School||Heidi Blake - St Michael's Colegiate|
|Mackenna Minstrell - Taroona High School||Madeleine Webster - The Friends' School|
|Emma Madden - St Patrick's College||Marley Seckold-Bamford - Launceston College|
|Charlie Pilkington - New Town High School||Erin Galbraith - Marist Regional College|
|Brielle McNaughton - Marist Regional College||Emma Nicholas - Newstead College|
|Caitlin Ross - Taroona High School||Benjamin Handley - Wynyard High School|
|3rd Place: Makenna Minstrell||3rd Place: Erin Galbraith|
|2nd Place: Esther Godfrey||2nd Place: Emma Nicholas|
|1st Place: Charlie Pilkington||1st Place: Madeleine Webster|
Charlie Pilkington and Madeleine Webster travelled to Perth, Western Australia to compete in the National Final on July 28th. Both students spoke exceptionally well and were wonderful representatives for Tasmania.
State winners: Charlie and Madeleine
National Finalists, Kings Park Perth
Congratulations to the national winners: Junior - Suki Wallace (Queensland) and Senior - Sebastian Braham (NSW)
Rostrum is extremely grateful to the support we received from our 2018 State sponsors: the RACT and the Rotary Club of Hobart, The Rotary Club of Burnie and the Rotary Club of Tamar Sunrise.