SMA Champions, Jack Petchey Lewisham ''Speak Out'' Regional Finals 2018-19

Karl and Liyema crowned Jack Petchey "Speak Out" Champions at the Regional Finals 

Champions again!!! For the second year in a row SMA pupils are crowned the champions of the Jack Petchey 'SpeakOut' Regional Finals.

Lewisham raised the bar last night with 19 outstanding speeches for the Lewisham “SpeakOut” Regional Final , superbly hosted by St Mathew Academy. 

1st place went to Karl Amanudeen of St Matthew Academy who was crowned the winner at the 2018-19 “Speak Out” Challenge! Lewisham Regional Final with a speech entitled ‘Green Dreamer’ – Congratulations!

 

 

2nd place went to Liyema Mbulula of St Matthew Academy who was runner up at the 2018-19 “Speak Out” Challenge! Lewisham Regional Final with a speech entitled ‘Big brother’s little sister’ - Congratulations!

 

 

Following all 37 regional Finals, the 37 Regional champions will be entered into the Semi finals in which a panel of judges will choose the top 15 speakers. The top 15 regional champions will then compete at the Grand Final in July. Grand Finalists will speak out at Cambridge Theatre, in London's West End. 

Contestants workshop 
Student Ambassadors  

 

MC of the evening, Michael Oppong-Siaw, Winner of Lewisham Regional Final 2018
The incredible judges and audience 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spectacular performance from the SMA Glee Club 
Beautifully played piano by Christina in Year 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Head of School, Ms Baldwin with Councillor Chris Barnham
Supportive pupils with Regional Champ Karl! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karl Amanudeen - 1st Place winner with Councillor Chris Barnham
Liyema Mbulula - 2nd Place winner with Councillor Chris Barnham