GHC Marietta campus student wins annual speech contest

Bryce Pitts, Highlands student at the Marietta campus, won the 6th Annual GHC Public Speaking Competition held in Cartersville on Friday, April 15. The title of her speech was “Stop Sexual Violence on Campus.” She beat out 70 other student contestants in order to win.

Second place went to Elizabeth Edwardss and third place went to Kiki Thomason, both from the Douglasville campus. Edwards’ speech was called “The Power of One” and Thomason’s speech was titled “Becoming a Tree After Death.”

GHC student speech competition finalists (from left) were Bryce Pitts (first place), Elizabeth Edwards (second place) and Kiki Thomason (third place). Photo by Sarah Cousar

GHC student speech competition finalists (from left) were Bryce Pitts (first place), Elizabeth Edwards (second place) and Kiki Thomason (third place). Photo by Sarah Cousar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The other finalists were as follows:

4th – Ashley Hudson (Cartersville) – “Implementing Cursive in Common Core”
5th – Josh Jones (Douglasville) – “Graphic Novels in the Classroom”
6th – Jared Acreman (Douglasville) – “The Dangers of Tattoos”
7th – Justin Jones (Douglasville) – “Make a Big Splash in This Small Pond”

The GHC speech competition finalists (from left) were Kiki Thomason (third place), Bryce Pitts (first place), Jared Acremon (sixth place), Ashley Hudson (fourth place), Elizabeth Edwards (second place), Justin Jones (seventh place), and Josh Jones (fifth place). Photo by Sarah Cousar

The GHC speech competition finalists (from left) were Kiki Thomason (third place), Bryce Pitts (first place), Jared Acreman (sixth place), Ashley Hudson (fourth place), Elizabeth Edwards (second place), Justin Jones (seventh place) and Josh Jones (fifth place). Photo by Sarah Cousar