The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air dates: May 3 ~ 6, 2017) — The Hinckley Institute recently held it’s 3rd annual HIP Talks, the 2-minute speech competition on the campus of the University of Utah. Students gave two-minute speeches in front of a qualified panel of judges in one of three qualifying rounds, with a finale of the top speakers held on April 20th. The competition awarded significant cash prizes for the best speakers.
You can find a link to watch a recording of all of the speeches here:
Recently I asked the winners of this year’s competition to deliver their speeches again and talk about their inspiration.
Hannah Fox – “One Day the Pain Will be Worth It”
Jenica Jessen – “Mountains, Barbarians, and Elmer Fudd”
Thulashi Seshan – “Britain First”
Ramakrishnan – “An Uncherished Gift”
Audience Favorite Winner:
Mackenzie Gregerson – “Never-ending Story”
Grand Prize winner:
Ali Darvish – “Feeling Pretty”
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