FLORENCE, S.C. – Area high school students will compete in the third-annual Language Declamation Contest hosted by the Francis Marion University Department of English, Modern Languages and Philosophy on Monday, Oct. 8. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the contest will begin at 10 a.m. in Founders Hall on campus.
Students from several area high schools will compete in French, Spanish and Latin. Contestants are required to recite two selections: one mandatory selection and a second chosen from among three selections. The students will be judged on memorization, pronunciation and enunciation, phraseology, natural gestures and appropriate movement, and delivery. First-, second- and third-place prizes will be presented at an awards ceremony at 1 p.m.
For more information, call Beverly Owens at 843-661-1605.
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