2014 Effective Speaking Competition

Effective Speaking

Monday, February 24 evening, 583 RCACS held the Local Effective Speaking Competition at Maple Ridge Public Library.

Effective Speaking builds cadets’ self confidence and ability to communicate effectively at many levels.

Each cadet was required to write and present a speech lasting between five and six minutes.


  • F/Cpl Varfolomeev, A. – 2nd Place – Speech Topic: Colonel Chris Hadfield, Space Explorer
  • Cpl Metzner, S. (female) – 1st Place – Speech Topic: Women in Military Services
  • F/Sgt Metzner, S. – 3rd Place – Speech Topic: Bullying

Cpl Metzner and F/Cpl Varfolomeev will represent 583 RCACS at the Fraser Valley Wing Effective Speaking Competition on Sun. March 16, 2014, Abbotsford Tradex. For details, speak with 2Lt Meade or Ms. Ferguson.

The event was hosted by 583 Squadron Sponsoring Committee. Thank you to F/Cpls Britton and Unruh for volunteering as ushers. Also, thanks to event organizers and MC Kris Grasty, Kellie Kemps and their team of dedicated parents.