• Echeverria Takes First In Chase School’s Annual Oratory Competition

    WATERBURY — Newtown resident Tim Echeverria, a seventh grade student at Chase Collegiate School, took first place in the school’s annual Declamations project, held on January 25.

    A signature event in the School’s Public Speaking Program, Declamations are formal speeches presented by middle school students to their entire class, parents, and other guests. Students distil a research paper on pioneers of the sky, land, and sea into a three-minute speech.