Youth Forum

Due to the Delaware State of Emergency declared to deal with the coronavirus (COVID-19) and with an abundance of caution and concern for the health and well-being of all, the Soroptimist Youth Forum is yet to be determined. 

The Soroptimist International of Seaford - Youth Forum is an annual event that provides an opportunity for our young people to come together in a structured environment to practice public speaking, express opinions, learn different facets of society, discuss issues of today and to offer possible solutions regarding the topic discussed.

Youth Forum Topic: To Be Determined

Practice public speaking skills and express ideas in a non-debate format.

  • WHAT: Soroptimist International of Seaford Youth Forum
  • WHO: Area High School Students

Three students will win cash awards totaling $1,650.

  • 1st place $750
  • 2nd place $500
  • 3rd place $400

A panel of three judges will rate students based on expression of their opinions and ideas regarding the topic as well as congeniality with peers.

Interested participants must complete the student application and return it to their Guidance Counselor.

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Criteria for judging:

  • Originality of ideas and solutions offered
  • Persuasiveness without taking over group
  • Ability to maintain objectivity and limit comments to the assigned topic
  • Clarity of thought and ability to summarize findings
  • Ability to perceive and solve problems
  • Congeniality with peers.