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Persuasive Speech: I Should Be the Next School Prefect

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Specific Purpose Statement: To persuade my audience that I should be the next school prefect


I would like to take this opportunity to run for school prefect.
I believe true leadership is a quality many aspire to have, and only a few truly obtain, because in order to become a leader you must first learn to follow.
I believe over the past four years this school has given me the knowledge, education and understanding to fulfil the qualities to become a prefect.
If I were chosen I would follow with an open mind, with focus and with purpose. I would make sure to choose the right choice of action, all the while remembering those who will be affected by my decisions.
As a student I have the confi...


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