On February 23, 2022, students participated in Amherst College’s annual speaking competition. Student finalists (from all class years) wrote powerful, persuasive speeches based on the theme of Progress, and spoke compellingly about what matters to them. Speaking prizes were awarded at the conclusion of the event. 

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2022 speaking competitors on stage in Johnson Chapel

Congratulations to the 2022 Speaking Competition Winners

Left to Right:
Gilbert Prize (3rd Place): Ryan Kyle ’23
Kellog Prize (2nd place): Mia Griffen ’23
Gilbert Prize (1st place): Kobe Thompson ’24