Geelong Japanese Speech Contest

Following the success of last year's inaugural contest held here at Christian College Middle School, the 2016 Geelong Japanese Speech Contest expanded to 80 contestants from 10 schools in the Western regions of Victoria, being held earlier this week at Kardinia International College.

All the judges commented on the high standard of the contestants’ Japanese and were impressed by not only their language skills but also by the original content. Our college proudly had the largest group of the enthusiastic participants and their speeches showcased their excellent language skills. The participants and prize winners are as follows:


Y5/6 Category

1st                           Adelia Chong (Y6)

2nd                          Sophie Potter (Y6)

Excellent Effort Lily Petterwood (Y5)


Y7/8 Category

1st                           Michelle Zhao (Y7)

3rd                           Sara Finch (Y8)


Y9/10 Category

2nd                          Alyssa Jones (Y9)


Junior Open

1st                           Lin Nakayama (Y6)


Senior Open

Excellent Effort Jaida Brunt (Y11)


Certificate of Participation

Ruby Lockman (Y5)

Kirrily McConachy (Y5)

Sebastiano Scamporlino (Y6)

Jessie Allen (Y8)

Tiarna Bett (Y7)

Rose Chambers (Y8)

Naomi Chang (Y8)

Ava Halloran (Y8)

Jayde Halson (Y8)

Isabella Laurence (Y8)

Tarsha Watson (Y8)

Elizabeth Andueza-Mossop (Y8)

Tess Elstone (Y9)

Tess O’Neil (Y9)

Roxanne Van-Beveren (Y9)


Please congratulate these students on their outstanding effort, achievements and ongoing dedication towards their language study.



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