An annual all-India inter-school debate was organised by Frank Anthony Memorial at St Xaviers School,Sector 44,here on Monday. Seven schools from different states participated in the competition. The topic for debate was Money the greatest change maker is also the the greatest problem creator.
The team of Auckland House School,Shimla,was adjudged the winner and International Sahaja School,Dharamsala,was chosen as a runners-up. In the best speakers category,Pranav Rawal from Auckland House was adjudged winner and Varshi Negi runners-up.
The teams and individuals selected today will be qualifying for the next stage. The final third stage will be held at Frank Anthony Public School,New Delhi, said St Xaviers vice-principal Chandan Patwal.
The performance of each participant followed by a rebutting session. Results were based on active rebuttal,the debate organisers said.
The event was anchored by Ujita Aggarwal from Class XII at St Xaviers School. Category 2 of stage 1 competition was also held simultaneously at St Stephens School,Sector 45,on Monday.