Public speakers from St Mary’s Waverley impress at festival


St Mary’s School Waverley entered and impressed at the 56th annual High School’s Public Speaking Festival.

Held by the South African Speech and Drama College of South Africa, the school’s public speaking team participated in the open section among some of the most talented speakers in the country, dazzling all in attendance with their oratory skills.

Read St. Mary’s School Waverly achieve amazing results

The spokesperson for the school, Kathy Mittendorf said, “For the first time in many years, a St Mary’s trophy team and individual speaker were among the finalist teams of this year’s festival and they were invited to attend the finals night.”

The school was crowned the overall winners of the senior section while nabbing the runners-up place in the overall team results.

Mittendorf added, “Matric pupil Annabel Morphet received an A+ symbol and walked away with the title of the best individual speaker of the 2017 festival. The impromptu teams set an incredibly high standard and St Mary’s was the runner-up in this discipline.”

Edited by Stacey Woensdregt

For more news about your local schools, visit

Andrei van Wyk

find your
dream home

looking for an

List your Property

It's easy in only three
simple steps...

find professional
services in
your area

Locate a business
operating in
your area

List your Business

Want more customers? They're online right now, searching for businesses like yours. Place your ad now...

Latest News


Rosebank Killarney Gazzette Sandton Chronicle Alex News City Buzz Fourways Review Midrand Reporter Joburg East Express Get It Online
Recommended Story
St John’s win big at debating competition

Thanx for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

to our free NEWSLETTER
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.

SELECT your titles:

Alex News
City Buzz
Fourways Review
Joburg East Express
Midrand Reporter
North Eastern Tribune
Northcliff Melville Times
Randburg Sun
Roodepoort Northsider
Rosebank Killarney Gazette
Sandton Chronicle

Your details:

Your friends:

I didn't sign up for this
I'd like to see and read more... (Please indicate in comments section below)
I'm relocating (Please indicate where to)