Westborough Lions Club

Youth Speech Contest 2021-22

Why is Accountability Important?

WHAT: Public Speaking Contest for Westborough High School Students 

WHEN: Wednesday, December 1st, at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Doubletree by Hilton in The Nugget Room

               5400 Computer Drive

               Westborough, MA 01581

Students give a 5-8 minute speech on the topic: Why is Accountability Important? Speech is scored on Delivery, Effectiveness, and Text by three indepedent judges from the community. Winner receives a monetary prize and moves on to District 33A Zone 2 Contest in December. Three remaining levels of competition are Region 1 in January, District ($1000 prize) on February 19th, and State ($1500 prize) on Saturday, April 30, 2022.

REGISTER: Email to Lion Susan Ash at with your Name, Grade and intent to paricipate.   

DEADLINE TO REGISTER: Friday, November 5, 2021 at 11 p.m.

DRAFT SPEECHES DUE: Monday, November 22, 2021 at 11 p.m.

MORE INFO with Contest Rules:

QUESTIONS: Please email Lions Susan Ash at


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