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Posted on May 2nd 2017

Jack Petchey Regional Final

On Thursday evening, the Jack Petchey Regional Final took place. There were 20 participants from schools accross Croydon (including Harris City Academy Crystal Palace) and the standard of the speeches was extremely high! We are very proud to say that Armani-Paige Rowe finished in second place, having delivered her speech flawless. There were some genuine tears on a few faces when she told her anecdote.

This is a fantastic achievement. Please congratulate Armani if you see her.

Miss Stein
Teacher of English


Winner: Idorenyin Akpan – Quest Academy - "I am black"   

2nd: Armani-Paige Rowe – Harris Academy Purley -"a parents’ worth"   

3rd: Raelle Williams – Riddlesdown Collegiate - "fears into faith" 

Videos of the top three speeches can be found at http://www.speakoutchallenge.com/category/regional-finals-videos/          

Photos of the event and your speaker can be found at http://www.speakoutchallenge.com/croydon-gallery-2016-17/