'Snot' leads to contest win

STUDENTS from Weston celebrated winning the district final of the 2009 Rotary Club Youth Speaks competition.

STUDENTS from Weston celebrated winning the district final of the 2009 Rotary Club Youth Speaks competition.

Pupils from Oldmixon Primary School joined in the final leg of the contest, which was held at Kings of Wessex School in Cheddar.

Weston was represented by Oldmixon and Windwhistle Primary schools.

The winners from Oldmixon were chairperson Liam Hynes, main speaker Elisabeth McShane and proposer Kelsey Le Grange, who gave a talk entitled 'To Be or Snot to Be'.


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This involved debating the pros and cons of eating bogies.

Year six teacher Laina Bowers said: "We are very proud of the students for representing the school very well. The presented both sides of the debate and their talk was well researched."

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Windwhistle also represented the town and sent Charlotte Millar, Kali Burnett and Nhi Nguyen to the competition.

Kings of Wessex will host the prestigious national final on April 18.

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