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Distinctions for our students at Online Public Speaking Tournament Pierce 2021!

At the 1st Public Speaking Tournament Pierce 2021, which took place online with great success April 2 – 4, Pierce students distinguished themselves and achieved top places:

  • 1st place in the Gymnasium Debate competition. Participating in the team were Demosthenes Galanis, Angelos Kotsikas, Panagiotis Koufoudakis, Konstantinos Papadimas and Christina Polydoropoulou.
  • 2nd place in the Gymnasium Persuasive Speaking event by Pierce B Gymnasium student, Marilou Mantelou,
  • 3rd place for Pierce C Gymnasium student Nikolaos Tselepis in the Gymnasium Persuasive Speaking event and
  • Honorable Mention for Pierce B Gymnasium student Ioanna Mastorokosta, in the Gymnasium Persuasive Speaking event.

In the competition there were schools participating from all around Greece: the General Lyceum (GEL) Bicultural Education of Evosmos, the GEL of Tyrnavou, “Elliniki Paideia,” the Avgoulea-Linardatou Schools, Ekpaideftiki Anagennisi, the Hellenic-French School “St. Joseph” Pefki, the Hellenic-French School “Ursulines,” the AXION Private Schools and the Model Gymnasium Anavryta.

In the Gymnasium Persuasive Speaking event, 1st place was won by Christina Liakou, a student at the Model Gymnasium Anavryta. In the Lyceum Debate Competition, 1st place was won by the team from GEL Tyrnavou. In the Lyceum Persuasive Speaking event, 1st place was won by Georgios Makagios, a student at GEL Tyrnavou.

We hope that the members of the Greek Rhetoric Club will always be persuasive in their arguments, that they will continue to love the Art of Public Speaking and that they will have similar successes in the future!