Daring Debaters with QD
For the first time, debaters from Stafford Sri Lankan School, Doha took part in the Qatardebate Preparatory Schools Tournament on 11th May 2013 at Abo Baker Asadeeq Preparatory School for Boys. With the assistance of Qatardebates, the students prepared for over three weeks ahead of the tournament.
The debaters reaped many benefits from this tournament; firstly they were introduced to a new structure, the parliamentary style of debating and more importantly received an opportunity to test their mettle against students from other schools. This was also a socializing event, where they discussed common issues when debating and acquired a sense of camaraderie with everyone.
SSLSD prepared two teams and all six debaters performed to their utmost best. The first team consisting Giyaz (Year 8), Vishmi and Himansha (Year 7) was placed 7th among 22 schools and the second team consisting Amshar (Year 8), Brendan and Timesh (Year 7) was placed 11th.
This is a brilliant start for these determined debaters who are now looking forward to being among the top 5 schools in the tournament next year.