BOCK will hold its annual Communications Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CCDHH) contest in February.
The topic for the 4-5 minute speech is “What the World Gains from Optimism.” There are prizes for first, second, and third place. The date of the contest is February 18, 2017, 10 am at the Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors (GKAR), 5830 Venture Park Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49009.
The Communication Contest for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students is open to young people through grade 12 who have a hearing loss of 40 decibels or more, which must be supported by an audiogram completed no longer than 24 months prior in order to be eligible to compete.. Each contestant must prepare his or her own presentation with limited assistance on content. All contestants must make a presentation on the official contest topic and submit a typed copy
of the speech. Contestants can present in sign language, orally or using a combination of both.
Click blue button to download entry form with rules. The deadline for application is February 10, 2017.
Please share the information with anyone who may be interested including students, other teachers and speech coaches. First, Second and Third Place awards will be given. Thank you for your consideration. If you have any questions, please contact me.
BOCK Communictions Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Chair