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Five AVRCE Students Achieve Top Standing at Provincial Concours d’Art Oratoire

On May 5, AVRCE students in grades 5 to 12 joined students from across the province at Mount Saint Vincent University to put their French public speaking skills to the test at the provincial Concours d’art oratoire.

Hosted by Canadian Parents for French, Concours d’art oratoire is an opportunity for students to test their French language skills against those with similar French experience. At the same time, students gain valuable experience in public speaking and research. Nineteen AVRCE students were eligible to participate in this year’s provincial Concours, following the regional competition on April 18.

All grade 11/12 winners who competed at the provincial Concours d’art oratoire were awarded entrance scholarships to Université Sainte-Anne and Université de Moncton.

Congratulations to the following AVRCE students for achieving top standing in their respective categories:

7/8 Integrated French/Français intensif

Silver     Bryanna Atkinson, Bridgetown Regional Community School, Le hockey est la vie

7/8 Early Immersion/Immersion précoce

Gold      Oliver Baker, Kings County Academy, Les enfants soldats
Silver     Nash Toomey, Evangeline Middle School, L’aviron

11/12 Core French/Français de base

Silver     Chantal Peng, Horton High School, Jouer de la musique pour les maisons de retraite

11/12 Early Immersion/Immersion précoce

Silver     Makayla Foster, West Kings District High School, Les bénéfices du bénévolat

 

 

Photo : AVRCE grade 11/12 silver medallists Chantel Peng and Makayla Foster (front row).

 

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