Judge Allegra Walker holds annual oratorical contest

Judge Allegra Walker (c) with contest winners Ricardo Crescendo (l) and Taylor Gentry.

Judge Allegra Walker (c) with contest winners Ricardo Crescendo (l) and Taylor Gentry.

Judge Allegra Walker, Davidson County General Sessions Judge, held her third annual oratorical contest November 4 at the Midtown Police Precinct. The oratorical contest is held with Fisk University’s Student Government Association.

This year’s event was open to all Davidson County high school students.

“Every year Fisk University showcases its best and brightest talent during the oratorical contest,” said Judge Walker. “This year we worked with Fisk University to expand this contest to offer a great opportunity to all of the Metro-Nashville Public High Schools.”

This year’s topic was “President Trump has recently been criticized for rescinding the protection provided by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA). Who will be affected by President Trump’s decision and is this a violation of one’s civil liberties?”

This year’s winner was Ms. Taylor Gentry a senior at Hume Fogg High School and second place winner was Ricardo Crescendo, a junior at Cane Ridge High School.




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