Public Speaking

Public Speaking aims to promote self-awareness and confidence of our pupils. Public Speaking competitions run throughout the year and include the following:

Competitions include;

  • Knights of Columbanus
  • Young Soroptomist
  • Omagh Young Farmers Public Speaking Competition
  • Euro Quiz
  • Mary Ward Public Speaking in conjunction with sister Loreto schools
  • Debating NI
  • Environmental compeitions.

Mary Ward Public Speaking Competition

A very special day was shared with our sister school, Loreto Coleraine for the Mary Ward Public Speaking Competition on 16th May 2023.

Congratulations to all participants who delivered well articulated speeches in each category -

Years 8-10

Year 8 Prize Winners

1st- Isabella Coughlan

2nd- Ava Mc Bride

3rd- Cora Mimnagh

Year 9 Prize Winner

2nd-Aebha Devlin

Year 10 Prize Winners

1st- Molly Mail Ennis

2nd- Grace Harper, Rose Mc Namara

The adjudicators award went to Isabella, Year 8, for a very sincere and maturely delivered speech on the topic of, "Honesty is always the best policy."

Pictured also is Mrs Mc Elroy- Co-ordinator for JPIC and Mrs Gormley- Co-ordinator for Public Speaking.

‘Be seekers of truth and doers of Justice.’ ~ Mary Ward