Frank Anthony Memorial All India Inter School Debate 2017

Frank Anthony Memorial All India Inter School Debate 2017 held at SJA
The Frank Anthony Memorial All India Inter School Debate 2017 Category 1 (Class XI/ XII)  took place on 17 July,2017 at St.Joseph’s Academy in the school auditorium.
The programme commenced with Manvi Kumar leading us in  a prayer.Our Reverend Principal Bro.Babu Varghese,Vice Principal Bro.Binoi, Coordinators Mrs.Hasan,Mrs. Tandon, Ms. Sabherwal and  Mr.Gupta lit the ceremonial lamp.
The Chair Person for the debate Mrs Nadira Ahmed opened the debate and read out the rules and regulations of the debate.The school that participated in the Debate were The Heritage School,All Saints College Tallital Nainital,Ann Mary School, Unison World School, Convent of Jesus and Mary, Wynberg Allen School,Swami  Hariharanand Public School,The Aryan School and Cambrian Hall.
The judges for the prestigious event were Mr .Anurag Sangal,Mr.Sudhir Arora and Prof.R.S. Rana.
The Topic for the Debate was ‘Print Media is Losing Out’.The debaters had a war of wits and ideas.It was a keenly contested debate where the competition was fierce and the young speakers presented their points with vigour, conviction and enthusiasm.
Mrs.Ahmed ended the debate after a grueling session of debating.The esteemed judges enlightened the speakers on the fine skills of debating and the topic.
Bro.Babu Varghese gave a vote of thanks and thanked the participants for vigorously debating  and the teachers for organising such a spectacular event.After this the compere of the show Toshita Sadhu announced the winners of the event.The 1st Runner up speaker was Avni Tripathi from All Saints College Tallital Nanital and the Best Speaker was Deepansh Jawrani from Wynberg Allen School.All Saints College Tallital Nanital was adjudged the winners of the debate while Convent of Jesus and Mary were the runners up team.
The programme concluded with the School Song.

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