It’s the holidays but NUS Toastmasters Club is still packed with amazing people and exciting speeches! The unparalleled zest and commitment of our members never fail to amaze me!
For room 3, we have Roy, the table topics master who offered us the keys to different worlds. Ken tells us how teleportation benefits him if it becomes a reality. Jeffery was given the power to change the world. He chose to have more money in his bank account-getting wealthy instantly. Moving on we proceed to the prepared speeches. The first speaker, Yan Ling, prepared a speech on holiday job hunting for dummies based on her personal encounter. Next up we have relationship expert Calvin who shared with the guys tips to attract the opposite gender. Huan Hock use the famous Newton’s law, F=ma, to illustrate how to defeat the monster “inertia” in our daily lives. Fuk Kin shared that we are all storytellers. What story we tell ourselves will determine the outcome of the story. We have the power to decide the ending of the story. Jeffery talked about the number 23. He shared with us his concerns at age 23 about his life. Tse Wei shared with us a story on awakening the farmer in you. It reminded us to judge less, listen more and get interested in others. Lastly, we have Vanessa. She shared with us a touching story about a little girl. After the break, we continued with the evaluators section. We moved on to the award presentation session. The best table topics speaker is Ken, the best speaker for the evening is Tse Wei and the best evaluator is Annabel.
In room 2, the theme of the table topics segment was for the participants to sell items to the audience. Jackie started off the segment by selling the audience a matchbox, while Weijian convinced us to buy a lanyard, Yunus sold us a hair curler, Wei Liang persuaded us to purchase an anatomical model while Sze Zhin convinved us to buy a headgear. Following the entertaining table topics segment, Debjani shared with us how even though Science and Art are often portrayed to be opposites, they can actually produce amazing results when they collaborate. Sindhu then talked about how confidence is important while Ramanathan explained how he wish he can deal with slow walkers and Ernest reflected on why we should appreciate today and not worry too much about the future. Wei Jian ended off the prepared speech segment by convincing us to take the middle ground regarding homosexual marriage.
Mdm President wrapped up tonight’s informative and inspiring meeting with her closing address.
Article by Ho Fuk Kin and Koh Shi Ting and Photos by Cool Clickers