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Patriotic Speech Contest

 

PEORIA UNIFIED STUDENTS COMPETE IN ANNUAL PATRIOTIC SPEECH CONTEST 

Four students emerged as first place winners in the district’s 32nd Annual Patriotic Speech Contest on Thursday, March 7.


For the contest, fifth- and sixth-grade students delivered a two-to-three minute persuasive speech on one of several topics patriotic in nature based on a prompt. Seventh- and eighth-graders prepared a three-to-five minute persuasive speech on patriotism, and interpreted famous quotes as the inspiration for their speech.

 

Parents and community members can watch and listen to all of the Patriotic Speech Contest contestants on the district’s YouTube Channel at the end of March at www.youtube.com/pusdofficialchannel.

                                                                                                                           

The top Patriotic Speech Contest winners from Area 1 elementary schools, in the 7th/8th grade division:

1st Place: Franz Mascunana from Parkridge Elementary School

2nd Place: Colleen Corcoran from Frontier Elementary School

3rd Place: Ava Nicholas from Lake Pleasant Elementary School     

4th Place: Jacqueline Martinez from Pioneer Elementary School

5th Place: Allyson Reichling from Coyote Hills Elementary School

 

The top Patriotic Speech Contest winners from Area 1 elementary schools, in the 5th/6th grade division:

1st Place: Allie Black from Oakwood Elementary School

2nd Place: Caden Hammond from Frontier Elementary School      

3rd Place: Victoria Mitchell from Vistancia Elementary School       

4th Place: Craig Barrett from Oasis Elementary School      

5th Place: Marydith Sundkamp from Apache Elementary School  

 

The top Patriotic Speech Contest winners from Area 2 elementary schools, in the 7th/8th grade division:

1st Place: Frank Beard from Country Meadows Elementary School

2nd Place: Erica Maglalang from Sahuaro Ranch Elementary School

3rd Place: Leah Bucher from Santa Fe Elementary School

4th Place: Hanine Akram from Alta Loma Elementary School

5th Place: Victoria Ordonez from Desert Palms Elementary School              


The top Patriotic Speech Contest winners from Area 2 elementary schools, in the 5th/6th grade division:

1st Place: Jeovanni James from Sahuaro Ranch Elementary School

2nd Place: Seth Bucher from Santa Fe Elementary School

3rd Place: Yailene Zepeda from Desert Valley Elementary School 

4th Place: Savannah Dignard from Desert Palms Elementary School

5th Place: Florencetine Wright from Sun Valley Elementary School