Jenna Juarez wins the C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest at Bluffton University


by Bluffton University and available here

Junior Jenna Juarez earned first place in the annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest with her speech “Promoting Peace in Skilled Nursing Facilities.”

Feeling valued is even more important for those living in skilled nursing facilities according to Bluffton University junior Jenna Juarez. She advocated for including meaningful daily activities for elders in her winning speech during the C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest at Bluffton.

Students are given the opportunity to compose and deliver a speech that applies Christian principles of peacemaking to contemporary social issues. The winner of the Bluffton competition advances to compete with winners from other Mennonite-related colleges and universities.

Jenna Juarez ’25, a Communication and Media major from Fremont, Ohio, plans to pursue a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy with the intention of working in geriatric care. […]

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