The annual Four-Way Test Speech Contest was held on March 22, 2017 at a noon luncheon at the Cleveland Skating Club.
 
The event was chaired by Robert T. Ault and began with a beautiful Invocation by Rabbi Bud Frankel. There were three contestants from local high schools; Anthony Collier(Shaker),  Christine DeSantis (Beaumont).,and Christos Ioannou (Shaker), . The three contestants are shown in the photograph., along with  Mr. Michael Larsen, English Teacher at Beaumont School(left) and Mr. Bryan Elsaesser, Individuals and Societies Teacher at Shaker Heights High School(in the red shirt). The winner was Christine DeSantis School.  All contestants received an award and the winner moves on to the District competition on April 8, 2017.