The big winner of the 2nd edition of the Inter-school public speaking contest organized by the INSEEC U. Academy of Eloquence is Boladji Bankole, a 4th year student at ECE
30 candidates selected from all our campuses for the fall session, debated in the semi-finals on Saturday, November 16 on the compulsory topic “What to say?”. Each contestant had 3 minutes to respond in a constructed speech that they were free to deliver as they wished.
Candidates were judged on the five criteria of Eloquence: memory, elocution, invention, composition, action, the 6 winners then met again on December 2nd for the Grand Final, in front of a Jury composed of:
- Christophe Girard, Deputy Mayor of Paris in charge of Culture, who was President of the jury
- Marc Ferracci, Professor of Economics (IEP Paris – Paris II), adviser to the Minister of Labor
- Sébastien Mercier, Sales Director of ‘L’Etudiant’ Group
- Jean Lévy, Former Ambassador of France, Adviser to the President of the Republic
- Loïc Dombreval, Member of Parliament.
- Bénédicte Loubère, Film director and journalist
- Marie-Caroline Missir, Director at Digischool
Heddi Adoudi (ECE), Inès Bouchaara (American BBA INSEEC), Caroline Rabarison (American BBA INSEEC), Nabil Djarfi (HEIP), Myriam Sagombaye (HEIP), Jasmine Kounta (INSEEC School of Business & Economics) and the big winner for this session, Boladji Bankole (ECE), had to deliver a prepared speech, as well as an improvisation on a quotation drawn at random.
Congratulations to all the candidates!
Finale concours d'éloquence