Speaking competition awards young, persuasive minds

The 34th annual Colls Lecturette Speaking Competition was held on Wednesday 3rd November at the Home Hill State School Performing Arts Centre.

Left to right Charlie Stanton Cook (St Colmans); Isabella Lando (BCC); Andrew Robertson (St Francis); Kovi Cursio (East Ayr); Jack Keyes (Clare); Alyssa Baptista (BCC); Sam Eathorne (East Ayr); Annabelle Bartonietz (Home Hill); Ryan Broadhead (St Colmans); Alex Swinney (Home Hill) and Elora Taylor (St Francis)

The 34th annual Colls Lecturette Speaking Competition was held on Wednesday 3rd November at the Home Hill State School Performing Arts Centre. Year 6 students from Home Hill State School, East Ayr State School, Burdekin Christian College, St Francis, St Colmans and Clare State School vied for the honour of being crowned this year’s district…

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Claire is an experienced freelance writer, with a keen curiosity in current events and how they influence community development. Born in Brisbane and living in other parts of Australia, Claire continues to be educated and inspired by Burdekin locals, while also weaving her own interests into Burdeki ... more