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BHS Students Learn the Art of Public Speaking

Twenty-one Bedford High School students joined students from Warrensville Heights High and Brush High (South Euclid-Lyndhurst) on January 28th for a workshop on public speaking, sponsored by the Educational Service Center (ESC) of Northeast Ohio. At the workshop students learned strategies to enhance their public speaking skills, including how to include the audience in their presentations; using humor & personal experience to connect to the audience; navigating the speaking space to keep the audience engaged; using inflection in their voices; and overcoming stage fright.

BHS students who attended were:
Grade 9: Andrew Alexander, Sarah Bala, Isaac Britten, D'aysah Chisholm, Kaylee Coleman, Caleb Hunter, Briar Hyatt, Jessica Sullivan
Grade 10: Yamila Benson, Angel Biles, Deshay Coker, Christian Davis, Aiyana Jones, Helen Needham, Andrea Okocha, Aaliyah Simmons, Skylar Simon, Tia Williams
Grade 12: Sharea Churn, Yolanda Lavender


Students pose for a group shot at the ESC workshop.