8th Grade Speaking Contest

Theo Moll won first place at the 111th Eighth Grade Speaking Contest with his speech, "Where is the Line? Saudia Arabia and the U.S.” Rezah Quereshy received second place for “Islamophobia on the Rise." Charlie Whitner, Grayson Brooks, and Aidan Jackson were finalists.

This year's contest was judged by Auryon Azar '19, who won the Speaking Contest in 2015; Graham Veysey '00, Hingetown developer; and Elizabeth Falco, director of business growth and development at the Greater Cleveland Partnership.

    • Head of School Patrick Gallagher, Director of the Middle School Lindsay Arnoult, Grayson Brooks, Theo Moll, Charlie Whitner, Rezah Quereshy, Aidan Jackson, and English teachers and advisors Kelly Sherwin and Lorece Stanley

    • Theo Moll placed 1st for "Where is the Line? Saudi Arabia and the U.S."

    • Rezah Quereshy placed 2nd for "Islamophobia on the Rise."

    • Charlie Whitner was a finalist for "Socialism: A Deadly Disease Infecting the World."

    • Aidan Jackson was a finalist for "Can Abolishing Grades Saves Lives?"

    • Grayson Brooks was a finalist for "Big Data is No Small Issue."

    • Grayson Brooks, Theo Moll, Charlie Whitner, Rezah Quereshy, Aidan Jackson

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