Environmental Youth Speak is an exciting, fun, confidence-building, annual, public speaking competition organised to stimulate debate on waste and recycling among young people.
Pictured below, with competition organiser, Fiona Watters, Recycling Officer, Coleraine Borough Council, are the 2015 Coleraine Heat finalists:
Harpur’s Hill PS – Katie Archibald & Korben Law
DH Christie MPS - Mia Ramage (Junior winner) & D’Arcy Peacock
St Patrick’s & St Joseph’s PS – Conor McNicholl & Mary-Thea McGlinchey
St Patrick’s PS, Portrush - Simone Riddell & Chloe Jenkins
St Columba’s PS, Kilrea – Caoimhe McErlaine & Anna Walsh
St Joseph’s College - Ciara O’Brien & Molly Neill
Coleraine Academical Institution – Matthew McAllister & James Brownlee
Coleraine High School – Shreya Ghaie (Senior winner) & Abigail Lavery
Loreto College – Anna Brolly & Eve Gardiner
Photo courtsey of Coleraine Times.
Winning the 2015 Coleraine Heat were Shreya Ghaie from Coleraine High School and Mia Ramage from DH Christie Memorial Primary School. Mia and Shreya went on to represent Coleraine Borough in the Regional final on 10 March at Lisburn Civic Centre. Shreya won the North West Junior title with her speech on, "Food glorious food, why waste it?"
Competition winners can be seen delivering their speeches at Rethink Waste.
Should you have any questions or like further information on the competition, please phone (028 7034 7272) or email Fiona.