PC public speakers have triumphed in the Business and Professional Women’s Public Speaking National Final in England.
Having emerged victorious from the BPW NI Final in February, Portadown College’s Public Speakers proceeded to the National Final in England on Saturday 25 March and were equally impressive.
Katherine Whitten defended the right to freedom of conscience, tackling the topically controversial ruling on Asher’s bakery, supported by Tim Neill as Chairman and Alex Maxwell as Expresser of Thanks. They were awarded Best Team with Tim singled out as Best Chairman and Alex as Best Expresser of Thanks.
This is an exceptional achievement and a fitting conclusion to another excellent year of competing, with students placed first or second in all competitions entered.