On 30th October 2020, the grand finale of the Inter-class Extempore Speech Competition in English was held in the College. A total of 15 finalists from different classes battled to win the competition by employing their oratory skills and intellectual abilities to organise their thoughts logically and communicate their thoughts instantly on the spur of the moment .
The programme was initiated by the Department of Language Education and the finale was coordinated Ms. Wangmo, one of the lecturers from the Department of Language Education. She stated that the programme was organised to enhance students’ English communication skills, provide public exposure and build their confidence.
Ms. Sonam Choki Lhamo, a student from PgDE ‘B’ was judged the best speaker of the grand finale, followed by Ms. Lhaki Choezang from the same PgDE class and Mr. Dechen Wangchuk from B.Ed IV Arts ‘B’ in the second and third positions respectively.
The winner of the competition stated that it was her first time participating in such competition and getting an opportunity to participate itself was a reward. She also expressed her happiness and joy for winning and also thanked the Language Education Department for providing such a platform to showcase public speaking skills.
Towards the end of the programme, the emcee Ms. Selden Lhamo, IV Arts ‘A’ presented the audience with two sisters Ms. Kezang Choden and Damtsig Dema, students of Samtse HSS who volunteered to speak when the judges were compiling the result. The sisters spoke so well and won appreciation and accolades from the audience.
The President of the College along with a few faculty members attended the programme.