Wordsmiths 2019 Concludes to a Splendid Performance

August 10, 2019

Day two of Wordsmiths 2019 began on a compelling note as the young students from across 16 esteemed schools of the region took part in the Radio Newscast, Extemporaneous Speaking and the Round 2 of the After Dinner Speaking and Dramatic interpretation, leaving the audience enthralled with their fitting display of emotion and dramatisation.

Students were tested on their ability to think on the spot and knowledge on current affairs during the Extemporaneous Speaking Event. The young speakers deliberated on topics ranging from international terrorism to the emerging trend of online cab services, from climate change to politics.

The two day public speaking extravaganza was brought to end by a mime performance staged by the students of the school focusing on the ever growing menace of mobile phones in our lives.

The first prize in the Extemporaneous Speaking Category was bagged by Sahib Sharma from the Learning Paths School. The second prize was awarded to Shivansh of Sunbeam School,Varanasi while the third spot was shared by Mitul Kaul of Vivek High School and Paavna Pannu of Strawberry Fields High School.

The first prize in the After Dinner Speaking event was secured by Moksha Sharma of St. Kabir while the second prize was awarded to Advika Sinha of St.Stephens. At the third place was Aramya Jaiswal of Sacred Heart.

For the Dramatic Interpretation category, the first position was held by Mansirat Kaur of Sacred Souls School. The second position by Ekeesha of Vivek High and the third position by Vedant Vasudeva of Shemrock School.

In the Radio Newscast event the first prize was bagged by Ahaan Jain and Paavna Pannu of Strawberry Fields High School, at the second position were Harapriya and Harshita of Sacred Heart School. The third spot was awarded to Mitul Kaul and Harshit Singh of Vivek High.

The winning trophy for the Best Overall Performance for this year went to Vivek High School, Chandigarh. The literary and public speaking event saw some riveting performances and many promising orators. And with the feedback from our eminent panel of judges we look ahead to another round of hard hitting performers next year.

By Paavna Pannu

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