Bank of America Speech Winners
Congratulations to Thorner School fourth-grader Stephen Bush, Old River Elementary fifth-grader Acquila Maliyekkal, and Endeavour Elementary sixth-grader Olivia Belda who won the Bank of America Essay and Speech Contest. Each grade-level champion delivered a three-to-five minute speech from an essay they had previously written. Fourth-graders' topic was, "Why is Volunteerism Important?" and fifth- and sixth-graders' topic was "Should Community Service be a Requirement for High School Graduation?"