By OUR STAFF REPORTER
Dehradun, 8 Oct: Summer Valley School hosted an Inter-School English Debate Competition, here, today. Eight renowned esteemed schools participated in the competition, namely St Joseph’s Academy, Ann Mary School, St Thomas’ College, Hilton’s School, The Tons Bridge School, etc.
Each team comprised two participants, one speaking for the motion while the other speaking against it. The judges of the competition were Annie Singh, Indrani Pandhi, and Nidhi Nanda. The topic for the debate was ‘Gender equality and women empowerment can eradicate social disparity’.
The audience was impressed by the knowledge exhibited by the debaters. They expressed their views with confidence.
After an absorbing competition, the Summer Valley School team comprising Pratyush Kakkar and Pragya Dimri emerged the winner. Being the host school, Summer Valley School handed over the trophy to Ann Mary School’s Ayushi Mehra and Ananya Sharma .The Best Speaker Award was given to Pratyush Kakkar of Summer Valley School.
Col (Dr) Jaswinder Singh, Principal, Summer Valley School), handed out the prizes to the winners as well as certificates of participation to all the participants.
The competition concluded with a vote of thanks by the Principal, acknowledging the debating skills and the hard work of all the participants.