Throughout the academic year, the University of Sydney hosts a round-robin style debating competition for school students. Last Friday, Waverley debaters from Years 7, 8, and 9 participated.
The students were required to debate in three rounds, speaking for five minutes with only half an hour to prepare.
- Year 7: Lachlan Chalmers, Henry Goldrich, Henry Fitzpatrick, Alex Avdalis, Carter Hughes, Conor Munro, Owen Lloyd-Jones
- Year 8: Ben Darcy, Ethan Ooi, Ben Cromer, Mikayl Keshavarz
- Year 9: James Peate, Oscar Danta, Nicholas Zanapalis, Lachlan Hoy
This was a fantastic experience for our junior debaters to practise their argumentative skills learnt during the winter season. All teams showed progress across the three rounds, with particular congratulations to the Year 9 team who won all three debates.