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Quota Club Student of the Year Quest applications now open

Applications for the Quota Club Student of the Year Quest for the South East are now open. In the North of the Region from Moruya to Ulladulla and Braidwood The Quota Club of Batemans Bay is once again conducting their very popular Student of the Year Quest.

The Quest will be on Monday 26th June at the Soldiers Club in the Bay.

We are hoping that keen students from all of the high schools and colleges in years 10 and 11 will participate.

Students from Moruya, Broulee, Batemans Bay, Braidwood and Ulladulla are all eligible to take part in this quest.

The students have an individual interview before a panel of three judges where they are able to show their knowledge of current affairs as well as details of their own personal develpment and school achievements. This is then followed by a two part public speaking competition where they can showcase any topic they choose in a 4 minute speech and a 1 minute impromptu talk.

Last year’s Quest saw Batemans Bay’s Elise Toyer of St Peters College go through to the district final in Unanderra and Elise won the District Final! A wonderful achievement for Elise and her school and for the Quota Club of Batemans Bay. There is a monetary prize for the winners!

The evening is open to the general public to come along and hear these amazing young people give their speeches.

The Quota Club encourages students to enquire at their school as all of the relevant information is available now.

For more information if you would like to take part or would like to be part of the audience then please call Merrilyn Chilvers on 0432 016 978. In the south of the region from Tuross Head south to the Bega school area The Quota International Narooma Student of the Year Quest is to be held on Tuesday, June 27 at Club Narooma.

Above: Last's year's Quota International of Narooma Student of the Year Quest winner, Jye Turner of Bermagui accepts his award from ex-mayor of Eurobodalla, Lindsay Brown The Student of the Year Quest offers students in Years 10 and 11 experience in public speaking and targets grooming and presentation; citizenship; cultural and/or social participation; leadership potential and most importantly, knowledge of current affairs as well as public speaking. The major prize is $250 plus a certificate and trophy with the runner-up receiving a trophy, certificate and $100. The winner goes on to compete at the Quest Final in August. The Narooma Student of the Year Quest is open to students living in the region from Tuross Head south to the Bega school area. If you are interested, the information package and nomination forms are available from the administration offices of the participating schools or may be obtained by contacting Rosemary Towers on 4476 2614. Nominations close on Friday, June 9th

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