It has been a wonderful experience to see the enthusiasm and ability of young student debaters
The AJHS and ASHS debaters
wish to extend their thanks and gratitude to.
were given 15 minutes to prepare for each topic, before delivering five-minute speeches against their opponents.
from Oak Hill School in Eugene also competed at the national championships: Laurel Eddins, Emma Rosander, Conrad Sproul and Beau Taylor-Ladd.
Proceeds raised by the event will contribute towards travel and accommodation costs for the four young debaters
heading to the World Schools Debating Championships in Singapore this month.
stated it was a non-starter for NATO to sit round a table and all members, especially EU members, to agree on any policy whatsoever.
Bibby, a writer and communications coach in the UK, offers a guide to educational debate and the skills needed by debaters
Tuesday's meeting involves three different formats: questioning by moderator Bernard Ponsonby, cross–examination by the debaters
themselves, and questions from the 350–member audience.
Sir Mark Walport with student debaters
Ami Clarkson, D J Hanson, Michael Ayodeji and Philip Cornish
Wins are more important to debaters
than speaker points because wins determine which debaters
will qualify for elimination rounds.
are trying to find ways to stir the spirit of youth through innovations and find systems that can be implemented to get them more involved in their own development to become more involved in their communities," said UNEP ozone protection compliance assistance programme team member Khalid Klaly.
Many politicians commented on how the young debaters
formulated their cases within the time allotted and without engaging in personal attacks.
The Minister said that all the debaters
will ultimately reach satisfactory mutual consensuses.
Prior to the start of the school year, each league begins by hosting a one-week, full-day summer debate workshop staffed by high school coaches, college debate coaches, UDL alumni, and intercollegiate college debaters
It was great to see fellow debaters
again," she said.