Congratulations to Katelijn de Laat (TA21) and Philipine de Boer (G31), the 1st Place winners of the annual NUFFIC Junior Speaking Contest held on 29 January in the Revius Aula under the thematic banner of My Future is Now. Philipine and Katelijn will be travelling to Nieuwegein on 11 February to compete in the regional version of the contest.

The competition was extremely close

The competition was extremely close with (8) truly excellent participants:

  • (Runner-up TTO2) Ella van Hoogenband, “Expectations vs Reality”
  • Frederique Stouten, “Waking Up on Mars”
  • (1st TTO2) Katelijn de Laat, “We’re All Humans”
  • Noor Annard, “Do You Want a Plastic Dinner?”
  • Jeep Bosma, “Bang, Bang, Bang”
  • (Runner-up TTO3) Jikke van der Kooij, “The Books We Read Shape our Lives”
  • (1st TTO3) Philipine de Boer, “The Truth About Being a Girl”
  • Nina Buyst, “Social Media does not make you more Social”