JHS Prefectural Speech Contest 2018

Details
Date13 September, 2018
LocationAkita City, Lifelong learning center
No. of participants24
Speech winner
TitleWhat's A Dream?
StudentYosuke Narita
GenderM
Grade2
SchoolAkita University
ALTRobert Bonilla
JTEMakoto Komatsu

Yuka Harata

Hatsune(?) Hondo(?)
Recitation winner
TitleThe Fall of Freddie the Leaf
StudentMayu Takarada
GenderF
Grade3
SchoolAkita Minami
ALTAmber Shamma
JTEYasuhiro(?) Toda

Junko Masuda

Takako Masaka
2017 2019

The 71st annual JHS Prefectural Speech Contest (also officially known as the Inter-Junior-High-School English Speech Contest) was held on Thursday, September 13th at the Lifelong learning center (秋田県生涯学習センター) in Akita City.

This year only 1 school from the Yuzawa-Ogachi area was allowed to participate in the speech competition.
Also, the Oga area and the Katagami Minami Akita area merged.

Judges

  • Mr. Yasuhiko Wakaari (若有 保彦 先生) - 秋田第大学教育文化学部 准教授
  • Ms. (深沢 志保 先生) - 秋田県立秋田南高等学校 教育専門監
  • Clay Williams - 国際教養大学 准教授

Program

  1. Opening Address
  2. Returning of Trophies
  3. Introduction of Judges
  4. Contest
    • Recitation
    • Speech
  5. Lunch break
  6. Judge's Comments
  7. Announcement
  8. Presentation of Awards

Results

The winner of the recitation contest advanced to the Tohoku contest. The top 3 speech winners advanced to the all-Japan contest in Tokyo.

Recitation results
# Area School Name Year Recitation Result
1 Akita Akita Minami Mayu Takarada 3 The Fall of Freddie the Leaf 1
2 Yokote Hiraka Asuna Shibata 3 Sato Mami: Making the Best of Life
3 Yuzawa-Ogachi Yuzawa Minami Kurumi Sugawara 3 Changing the World
4 Honjo-Yuri Iwaki Neo Sasaki 3 Tom Sawyer Paints the Fence =3
5 Noshiro-Yamamoto Shinonome Minto Kasuga 3 The Spider's Thread =3
6 男鹿,潟上、南秋 Hachirogata Yui Kato 3 Visas for 6,000 Lives 2
7 Kazuno Hachimantai Fuka Abe 3 Changing the World
8 Omagari-Semboku Jindai Kaede Sato 3 I'll Always Love You
9 Ōdate-Kitaakita Hokuyō Takeru Kudo 3 Malala Yousafzai: Education First


Speech results
# Area School Name Year Speech Result
1 Akita Akita Kita Narumi Abe 3 My Passion for English
2 Honjo-Yuri Honjo Higashi Shinsuke Kijima 3 A Boat Thinks That ...
3 Yokote Hiraka Mariko Fujita 3 Trying Generations Together with a Mindful Spirit 3
4 Akita Akita University Yosuke Narita 2 What's A Dream? 1
5 Noshiro-Yamamoto Kotooka Yuki Arakawa 3 My Grandfather
6 男鹿,潟上、南秋 Oga Minami Fuko Kamiya 3 The Chicken and The Egg
7 Akita Tsuchizaki Yuina Komukai 3 The Traditional Festival
8 Kazuno Hanawa Dai Ichi Takuya Nakazawa 3 Always Smiling
9 Ōdate-Kitaakita Kokusai Joho Risa Nikami 3 I'll Never Forget My Grandfather
10 Yuzawa-Ogachi Yamada Daichi Higuchi 3 An Important Judgement
11 Omagari-Semboku Omagari Yui Yuki 3 Be a Food Magician
12 Omagari-Semboku Senboku Emily Sasaki 3 Dreams Do Come True: A Letter to A Great Man 2

See also