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Division III Debating Championship 2016

 

The WGS Debating teams from MRL Literary Club took part in the 2016 Division III Debating Championship held at the Raffles Institution on Saturday, 9 January 2016. Organised by Singapore Debate Association, debating teams from thirty schools participated in the competition which consisted of three debate rounds. Below are the details and results of the debating rounds:-

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ROUNDS & MOTION

WGS POSITION

OPPOSING TEAM

RESULTS

ROUND 1

 

This House believes that Next-of-kin Should Have the Right to Ban Individuals from the Casinos Without Their Consent

TEAM A  Proposition

CLEMENTI TOWN SEC

Opposition

·       WINNER: WGS

 

·       BEST SPEAKER      WGS Charmaine (4E1)

TEAM B

Opposition

NATIONAL PUBLIC SCHOOL (NPS) INTERNATIONAL

Proposition

·       WINNER: NPS

ROUND 2

 

This House Will Implement A Tax on Processed Meat, to Fund Healthier, Alternative Food Choices for the Poor

TEAM A  Proposition

ZHONGHUA SEC

Opposition

·       WINNER: WGS

 

·       BEST SPEAKER      WGS Charmaine (4E1)

TEAM B

Opposition

MADRASAH AL0MA’ARIF AL-ISLAMIAH

Proposition

·       WINNER: WGS

ROUND 3

 

This House Will Allocate School Places Only On Geographical Proximity, and Not Other Criteria

TEAM A  Opposition

NATIONAL PUBLIC SCHOOL INTERNATIONAL

Proposition

·       WINNER: WGS

TEAM B

Opposition

DUNMAN HIGH

Proposition

·       WINNER: DUNMAN HIGH

 

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The WGS Debating teams, accompanied by MR NAZRI & MDM NORA, consisted of the following students:-

 

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TEAM A

TEAM B

Lee Wei Jie Bryan (4E1)

Lee Chee Yong (4E2)

Nur Khairiyah (4E1)

Nur Alfiah (3E2)

Charmaine Cheng (4E1)

Yeo Jia Le (3E2)

Haziq bin Jafri (3N1)

Yeow Xuek Qee (3E1)

Syed Ibrahim (2E1)

Kristian Joy D. Deocampo (3E2)