Congratulations to the Winners of the 2019 Martin and Patrick O’Donoghue Oratorical Contest!

The Gonzaga English Department recently held its annual Martin and Patrick O’Donoghue Oratorical Contest. All students participated in their individual English classes, with the winners advancing to the finals for their class year. The finalists gave their speeches in Sheehy Theater in front of their classmates and the faculty judges. Click here to see a complete list of the contestants who earned a spot on the stage.

Congratulations to this year’s winners!

Class of 2019
First place: Patricio Fraga-Errecart

Second place: Cal Donnelly
Third place: John Marshall
Honorable Mention: Ryker Stokes and Lance Rosa

Class of 2020
First place: Justin Hill

Second place: Jacques Pelletier
Third place: Donald Neidecker-Gonzales
Honorable Mention: Harry Cull and Gavin McElhennon

Class of 2021
First place: Mason Allen
Second place: Chris Stewart
Third place: Jack Wood
Honorable Mention: Pedro Da Silveira and Owen Ellington

Class of 2022
First place: JT Off

Second place: Simon Armstrong
Third place: Cam Wilson
Honorable Mention: Peter Mildrew

We hope you enjoy these great photos from the competition.

O'Donoghue Speech Contest (2019)
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