Perth Rotary supporting the development of eloquence in our city's future leaders.
Last Friday, it was time for our annual 4 Way Speaking Test Competition again! 
Emilia, Alana and Grace from Mercedes College unfolded their speeches in front of our judges on topics inspired by the 4 Way Test. 

Emilia Gilmore: Steps towards creating a more peaceful world.
Emillia enjoys Drama, Maths and Science in school and hopes to find a career in assisting people, possibly as a nurse or paramedic. Out of school time, Emilia is involved in acting, dancing and singing and rowing. She has won awards for her dancing and was on the school Choir to Europe where they were placed 2nd in the international youth choir festival.
Alana Pinnock: The importance of volunteering and learning new skills to prepare for the future.
Alana loves studying English, Forensic Science and Maths. She is involved in swimming and hockey outside school hours. She has her First Aid and Revival qualifications and received a Royal Life Saving award for her efforts in caring for another student in a medical emergency. She hopes to train then work as a paramedic or a nurse when she leaves school.
Grace Wake: Taking action to save the orangutan.
Grace loves creating interesting garments that express individuality. She is a keen netballer having played with Hillians, in Kalamunda, for several seasons and enjoys helping her extended family in preparing their horses for competitions. Grace wants to use her creativity and her desire to make people feel good about themselves by training as a hairdresser.
These speakers where so great. Well done to all of them. Public speaking is a great skill that you will use your entire life.