The annual state-wide JLTAV Japanese Speech Competition was held in Melbourne on 24 August. 12 students represented our College and demonstrated their impressive language skills in a high standard competition, not to mention their extraordinary courage to present their speeches in Japanese in front of a large audience.
From Bellarine Campus, Year 2 Abby Bower, Oliver Brooke, Alex Cormack and Caitlin Deretic presented their role play about their pets as a group in the Prep to Year 2 category.
From Junior School, Year 4 Lin Nakayama and Scarlett Kerr as a pair recited the story of Hungry Caterpillar in the Years 3/4 group category. (Up to Year 4 participants receive certificates of participation. No prizes are awarded.)
From Bellarine Campus, Year 5 Lachlan Pfaender won the third prize in the Year 5/6 individual category, having talked about a Japanese popular cartoon character.
From Middle School Highton Year 6, Neve Foster and Lauren Schwab performed their role play about their daily routines in the Years 5/6 pair category.
From Middle School Highton, Year 8 Nell Glover presented her speech about her pet cats in the Years 7/8 individual category.
From Bellarine Campus, Year 8 Nicholas Hinks and Sarah Jones executed a humorous dialogue over hamburgers in the Years 7/8 pair category and received the award of a high commendation.
Congratulations to all the participants on their remarkable efforts and outstanding achievements.
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