The Department of English recently organized the Carmel Orator contest for students of the College on 22nd August 2017, this being an annual event of the institution. The students were encouraged to select and speak speeches of women who made a difference to society and human kind due to their powerful speeches. Around sixteen finalists delivered their speeches which ranged from personalities like Indira Gandhi, Michelle Obama, Sushma Swaraj and other significant women who inspired their listeners during their own times.

Ms Johanna (FyBA) won the Orator contest  while Ms Shravani (SyBA) .was declared the Runner up. The event was judged by Ms. Runa Menezes, Mr. Andre Shackleton and Ms. Priyanka Colaco.

Mr. Shackleton in his address expressed his joy on seeing the talented bunch of Orators at Carmel College.  Ms. Roxana Singh, Head of the Dept of English,  trained the students for the Orator contest. Ms. Jewella Valladares was compere for the event and Ms. Glenis Mendonca proposed the vote of thanks.