Photo: Attorneys Frank Bailey and Sach Oliver with 2018 High School Speech Competition Winners
Each spring, Bailey & Oliver Law Firm sponsors and hosts a speech competition for area high school students. The law firm selects the topic and students prepare a four-to-six-minute supportive or opposition speech. Students are limited to the use of one notecard during their speech. A panel of judges selected from the community evaluates each speech based on content, thought leadership, and presentation.
Cash prizes are awarded to the top three students.
Our 2019 topic is "Should jury trials be televised?" Past topics have included:
- Should the U.S. Constitution be rewritten and modernized? Why or why not?
- Do Pardons, Paroles, and Commutations Undermine the Judicial System?
To learn more about the competition call our office at (479) 202-5200.
2018 COMPETITION VIDEO
2018 COMPETITION RESULTS VIDEO
Photo: Attorneys Frank Bailey (Back row, 2nd from left) and Sach Oliver (Back row, 3rd from left) with 2019 Speech Competition judges and student competitors.
SPEECH COMPETITION VIDEOS
If you are a high school student in Northwest Arkansas, apply today to compete. Deadline for entry is Wednesday, March 6 for the 2019 competition. Call (479) 202-5200 for an application.