Judging Panel & Criteria


Each of the selected finalists' presentations will be evaluated by answering the following questions:

  • Did the finalist clearly convey their topic and the significance of the results to the audience?
  • Did the presentation provide adequate background to the research question? 
  • Did the speaker have sufficient stage presence, eye contact and vocal range; maintain a steady pace; and have a confident stance?
  • Did the oration make you want to know more?