Virnet St. Omer-Fontenelle
Wednesday, April 13, 2005 - The Ministry of Tourism will be staging itís
annual debating competition for form four students from secondary schools around
the island from April 12th to July 6th 2005.
The competition is geared towards stimulating the interest of students in the
different issues surrounding the tourism industry and to enhance students
researching and public speaking skills. The Most Outstanding speaker from the
National Tourism Debating Competition will represent Saint Lucia at this yearís
Youth Tourism Congress as Saint Luciaís Junior Minister of Tourism.
This yearís congress will be held in October in St. Thomas.
Last yearís winner was Miss Nita Joseph of the George Charles Secondary School.
Miss Joseph represented St. Lucia at the 2004 congress in Aruba.
The 2005 National Tourism Debating Competition will run over four months and
will see four rounds of competition.
The finals of the competition will take place at the end of the final round on