Rotary District 7850 High School Speech Contest

Past event
Feb 8, 2023, 7:30 to 8:30 AM

The Charlotte Shelburne Hinesburg Rotary Club will hold the club round of the Rotary District 7850 High School Speech Contest on Wednesday, February 8th at 7:30 am at the Shelburne United Methodist Church. This year's topic is Why is Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Important?

Students must prepare and deliver a five-minute speech, either in person or via Zoom, that relates this topic to their life, school, and Rotary values.

The winner of our local round will receive $200 and can win up to $1,750 if they are the district winner.

Club Round 1 - $200 Prize - February 8th at 7:30 am at the Shelburn United Methodist Church
Area Round 2 - $300 Prize - February 28th at 7:45 am at the Strong House Inn, Vergennes, VT
District Round 3 - Two $500 Prizes - April 1st at Northern VT University, Lyndonville, VT
District Round 4 - $750 Prize (Winner) and $500 Prize (Runner-Up) - April 29th at Jay Peak Resort, Jay Peak VT

Participants for Club Round 1 must be high school-aged students that live in Charlotte, Shelburne, or Hinesburg.

Please email our Youth Coordinator, Amanda Vincent, at to register or with any questions you may have.

As always, be sure you are following us on Facebook at Charlotte-Shelburne-Hinesburg Rotary, and on Instagram at @cshrotary to stay up to date on what we are doing and ways you can get involved.

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