The District Public Speaking competition was held in Kapuskasing on Saturday afternoon at the Legion. Representatives from Hornepayne to Temagami presented their speeches.

In first place in the Grade 1-3 was Samuel Poitras from Timmins with second place Jared Duncan from Kapuskasing. In first place in Grade 4-6 Kamelia Labelle from Timmins with Audree Boudreault from Kirkland Lake coming in second.

In Grade 7-9 first place was Carlee Weidhass of Kapuskasing and in second Maren Steele of Timmins.  In Grade 10-12 Kalyla Dumais of Hearst was first with Andrea Clermont from Kirkland Lake in second.

The Area competition is going to be held in Kapuskasing on Saturday.