The 9th edition of the Vasant Valley School Speakers’ Forum was held on Friday 3 rd February, 2023. Students from 18 schools participated in a range of competitive and non-competitive events.
The Slam Poetry competition (classes 8-9) delivered on dramatic and impassioned renditions of eloquent poems on the topic “Dum Spiro Spero” ~ While I breathe, I hope, while the audience of the Oral Interpretation Competition (classes 6-7) was treated to expressive and engaging recitations of renowned poems. The participants of the Tall Tale event (class 8-9) wove fascinating yarns, and the versatile Turncoat speakers proved their talent with relevant and powerful points for and against the same topic.
The book discussions on Adam Gidwitz’s ‘The Inquisitor’s Tale’ (classes 6-7) and Loius Sachar’s ‘Holes’ (classes 8-9) promoted literary discourse coupled with word games and fun.
The result of the event was as follows:
1st- Sahana Abbi, Modern School Barakhamba & Nora Chhatwal, Vasant Valley School
2nd- Samaira Khanna, The Shri Ram School, Aravali
3rd- Shaurya Bansal, The Shri Ram School, Moulsari
1st- Veda Kalra, Vasant Valley School
2nd- Rianna Arora, The Shri Ram School, Aravali
3rd- Aprajita Yadav, Tagore International School, Vasant Vihar
1st- Advika Pandey, Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute & Adona Mary Martin, Bluebells
2nd- Aisha Goyal, Vasant Valley School
3rd- Jivika Talwar, The Shri Ram School, Aravali
1st- Pranati Sharma, Bluebells School International
2nd- Ananya Jena, St. Mary’s School & Pritisha Mohapatra, Birla Vidya Niketan
3rd- Khushi Seth, Tagore International School