Inter House Declamation Competitionadmin
“The quickest way to acquire self-confidence is to do exactly what you are afraid to do.”
Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Lucknow, organized an Inter-house Declamation Competition on 23 July, 2019, to hone the oratory skills among the students. Declamation is a rhetorical exercise or a set speech. The participants had to select a Ted Talk of a famous speaker and deliver an excerpt from the speech intwo minutes. The themes for declamation were- Unique Achievements, Education and Innovation.
The children were in high zest and zeal. The selected Ted talk ranged from Rita Pierson to Gitanjali Rao and Shashi Tharoor. The participants were divided into two categories-
- Category A – Class VI to Class VIII
- Category B- Class IX- Class X
In category ‘A’, the participants spoke with full enthusiasm. Among the speakers in this group Mihir Tandon from Ganga House stood First, Swasti Vardhan from Godavari House stood Second while Aryan Tripathi from Narmada House stood Third.
In category B,the bar rose extremely high for the competition, wherein, each participant could feel their pulse roaring as everyone was well prepared, spoke confidently with expressions and excellent diction. In category ‘B’ the winner was Ananya Tripathi from Ganga House, whereas Devanshi Mohan from Godavari House stood Second while Swastika from Krishna House bagged the Third position.
The Principal, Mrs. Poonam Kochitty, appreciated the efforts of all the participants and encouraged other students too to come forward and participate in such events.