2018 Concours Winners

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Students from grades 4 to 12 participated in the 34th annual provincial French public-speaking event, Concours et festival d’art oratoire, organized by Canadian Parents for French (Ontario) and the Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association (OMLTA). On Saturday, May 5th, CPF Ontario welcomed over 300 students from 22 school boards and 11 independent schools across Ontario to the provincial event at York University’s Glendon College in Toronto. Students presented their original speech on a topic of their choice before a panel of officials recruited by the OMLTA.

Students in grades 4 to 8 took part in a non-competitive festival in both the Traditional and Impromptu Divisions, showcasing their French-language and public-speaking skills. Students in grades 9 to 12 participated in a competitive Concours in both the Traditional and Impromptu Divisions with ambitions to win cash prizes and scholarships.

First Place Grades 9-12 Traditional Division Winners

The following students in the Traditional Division from Grades 11-12 will represent Ontario at the 2018 CPF National Concours d’art oratoire on June 2, 2018 in Ottawa, competing for full or partial scholarships to four Canadian universities with a cumulative value over $500,000.

Category First Name Last Name School Board School
Core Stella Schneckenburger York Region DSB Markham District High School
Extended Inez Wirawan Toronto Catholic DSB Marshall McLuhan Catholic Secondary School
Immersion Kaitlin Gallant Toronto Catholic DSB Bishop Allen Academy Catholic Secondary School
Francophone Claudia Sassa Toronto Catholic DSB Blessed Cardinal Newman High School

First Place Grades 9-12 Impromptu Division Winners

The following students in the Impromptu Division from Grades 11-12 won scholarships to York University (Glendon Campus) and the University of Ottawa.

Category First Name Last Name School Board School
Core Simone Rusu Independent School University of Toronto Schools
Extended Rinila Haridas Ottawa-Carleton District School Board Lisgar Collegiate Institute
Immersion Chloe Ryan Ottawa-Carleton District School Board Lisgar Collegiate Institute
Francophone Michela Rodriguez Ottawa-Carleton District School Board Lisgar Collegiate Institute

 

Click HERE for a complete list of winners in the Traditional Division.

Click HERE for a complete list of winners in the Impromptu Division.

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