Rotary Club of Westlake / Bay Village to Host Annual Speech Competition

Rotary International_RGBThe annual Rotary Speech Competition is open to all high school students who attend school in the cities of Westlake or Bay Village, or are home schooled in either city.

The theme of the 4-7 minute long speech is to solve an ethical problem using the principles of the Rotary’s 4-Way Test, and should be from the speaker’s personal experience or knowledge.

The registration deadline is March 4, 2016 and the competition will take place on Tuesday, March 22 at 6:30 pm at the Westlake School District’s Parkside Building at 24525 Hilliard Blvd.   The 1st place winner will receive $150 and move on to the District Competition on April 2.  The 2nd and 3rd place winners will receive $125 and $100, respectively.  Prizes will be sponsored by O’Neill Healthcare Bay Village.

For more information and to register for the contest, please contact Rotary Club of Westlake/Bay Village members Ray Glinka at or Marie Marrali at

To view the 4-Way test and learn about all levels of the competition, including prizes, go to

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