May 15, 2014

Peel students excel at 30th Annual French Public Speaking Competition

Congratulations to four Peel board students who won awards at the 30th Concours et festival d'art oratoire on May 10. The event took place at York University’s bilingual campus, Glendon College! The festival is the largest annual French public speaking event organized by Canadian Parents for French (CPF) Ontario and the Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association. Students in grades 4 to 12 who are enrolled in French Second Language (FSL) programs in Ontario schools can participate.

The winners are:

 Name Grade (Level)  FSL Category  School  Place  Cash Prize 
 Waheed Irfan     11-12               Immersion         Streetsville S.S.         1st      $500         
 Raluca Petria  11-12  Immersion  The Woodlands S.S.  2nd  $250
 Asma Masgood  9-10  Extended  Port Credit S.S.  3rd  $500
 Marion Olivier  9-10  FSL+  North Park S.S.  4th  $125

Wadeed Irfan will represent Ontario at the 2014 CPF National Concours d’art oratoire on May 24th, 2014 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Great job everyone, Peel Proud!

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