The 2017 competition took place on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 in the heritage courtrooms at the Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC.
The Barry Sullivan Law Cup is a province-wide public speaking competition. Students in Grades 10, 11 and 12 from all regions of B.C. are encouraged to compete. The Barry Sullivan Law Cup honours the memory of Barry Sullivan and his contributions to both the legal and educational professions. The competition is sponsored by the CBABC. Finalists will be judged by a representative of the Supreme Court of British Columbia, a representative of the Provincial Court of British Columbia, and a representative from the University of British Columbia.
Congratulations to Kalith Nanayakkara (Johnston Heights Secondary School) who won 1st place, to Elise Lafleur (Little FLower Academy) who was the 1st runner up, and to Rossi Kayriamova (Johnston Heights Secondary School ) who claimed the 2nd runner up spot.