US Consulate Lauds Grace School For Winning Martin Luther King Jr Speech Competition

Mary Nnah

The American Consulate has commended the proficiency of Grace High School in public speaking. The School was lauded for its exemplary performance and excellent delivery at the 24th edition of the Martin Luther King Jr Speech Competition.

A student of Grace High School, Gbagada, Lagos, Oluwateleola Sogbanmu has won the overall first position in the 24th edition of the Martin Luther King Jr Speech Competition. The competition was organized by the American Consulate in Lagos.

Another Grace High School student, Chiziterm Umeh also emerged as the winner of the third topic of the speech competition titled: ” My Dream For Nigeria”.
Sogbanmu who was adjudged best for her diction and strong points was applauded for her excellent delivery during the competition.

Both winners were presented gifts of laptops for overall winner school bags, a digital SAT book and other gifts by the American Consulate.

The Head of Protocol of the Consulate who presented gifts lauded the students for their excellence in speech delivery and articulate presentation of their points.
The Executive Director, Grace Schools, Mrs Olatokunbo Edun who expressed delight at the award says Grace Schools are poised to provide well-rounded academic programs.

She says Grace Schools have reinvented the rules to develop the innate capabilities and competencies of the students.

According to her, ” We place a high premium on extracurricular activities that can develop the potential of our students. She added that the Schools remain focused on developing globally recognized citizens.

She asserted that Grace Schools have raised the bar of quality education and inspired students to discover their gifts and put the same into profitable use.

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