2017 Delta Concours d’art oratoire

Recently, Delta School District held this year’s Concours d’art oratoire at South Delta Secondary.

This annual event cohosted by the Delta Chapter of Canadians for French (CPF) and the Delta School District showcases the speaking abilities of Delta’s French Immersion, Core French, and Francophone students.

Almost 600 students competed at the school level in February and March, sending 41 finalists on to compete at the District level.

Congratulations to the following students who won in their category:

French Immersion

Grade 6 — Nicholas Jacobs, école South Park Elementary

Grade 7 — Rheanna Brach – école Devon Gardens Elementary

Grade 8 — Yana Fershtein – école Burnsview Secondary

Grade 9 — Alyssa Zeneli – école Burnsview Secondary

Grade 10 — Rosie Murano – école Burnsview Secondary

Grade 12 — Daniella Benetton – école Burnsview Secondary


Grade 6 — Melanie Hopkins, école South Park Elementary

Grade 7 — Milind Beeharry, école Richardson Elementary

Grade 10 — Mattéo Priolet – école Burnsview Secondary

Grade 12 — Luc Guétré – école Burnsview Secondary

Core French (FSL)

Grade 10 — Abnash Bassi, école Seaquam Secondary

These 11 winners will now go on to compete at the Provincial level on Saturday May 6 at SFU’s Surrey campus. Grade 12 winners in the various categories at the Provincial level will then go on to compete at the national level in Ottawa for prizes that include up to $20,000 scholarships to the University of Ottawa.

READ MORE about the Concours d’art oratoire in Delta via The Optimist