Five teams from four schools from across Shropshire and Chester took part in the ESU – Churchill National Public Speaking Competition with Moreton Hall taking first place.
The Moreton Team of Kitty, Georgina and Eliza were crowned overall winners and now progress to the North West Final in March representing Shropshire and Chester. On top of the excellent team result, the girls also achieved individual success with Kitty being named ‘Best Chairman’, Georgina as ‘Outstanding Personality’ and Eliza with ‘Best Questioner’.
Head of Spoken English, Merriel Halsall-Williams said: “The judges commented on the very high standard of entries across the board, which makes the win all the more special. Two of the team were also preparing for their GCSE mock examinations the following morning. The team will now go through to the North West Finals in March.”