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McClung Public Speaking Contest

The Charles McClung Public Speaking Contest is a semi-annual competition at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, that showcases the informative speaking talents of students taking CMST 210 – Public Speaking. Teachers and judges systematically select a handful of presenters from a pool of about 900 students every semester who then compete for cash prizes. The first-place winners are listed below.

Fall 2018 Winner: Maya Rao
“Namaskar: Three Ways to Find Balance”

Spring 2018 Winner: Sydney Wyatt
“The Real-World Magic of Harry Potter”

Fall 2017 Winner: Robert Jackson
“Japan’s Fertility Crisis”

Spring 2017 Winner: Jordan Allbright
“Sexual Education in France”

Fall 2016 Winner: Austin Buck
“Women’s Rights Around the World”

Spring 2016 Winner: Taylor Call
“The Health Care System in Guatemala”

More videos to come as we move back though the archives!