Jamshedpur, July 15: DBMS English School, Kadma, hosted the Frank Anthony Memorial All-India Inter School Debate Competition (CATEGORY II) on Wednesday.
Topic for the debate was-‘Competition leads to the death of relationships.’ In all 9 teams each consisting of 2 members participated in the debate.
The debate was a vibrant one, with extensive information brought on one platform, relevantly put-together, convincing everyone that competition is actually leading to the death of relationships, or that relationships are not affected by competitions.
Children very enthusiastically presented their opinions on the topic and argued cogently about the pros and cons of it.
The event gathered momentum during rebuttal as students tackled bouncers from their opponents. Aditya Nath of Loyola School, Jamshedpur was adjudged the Best Speaker. Aparajita Jha of Rajendra Vidyalaya, Jamshedpur was adjudged the First Runner up.
Loyola School of Jamshedpur was declared the best team followed by Rajendra Vidyalaya of Jamshedur grabbing the second spot.
The prize distribution was initiated by Principal of DBMS, Mrs Rajani Shekhar.
The judges for the day were eminent personalities from the field of education. They were, Ms Lalita Sareen, Ms Varsha Chand and Ms Sushmita Ghosh. The moderator of the vent was Ms Rita Chandra. Teams were from the states of both Bihar & Jharkhand.
The teams were: DeNobili School (Dhanbad), St. Xavier’s English School (Chakradharpur), International School (Patna), Loyola School (Jamshedpur), Kerala Samajam Model School (Jamshedpur), Motilal Nehru Public School (Jamshedpur), Little Flower School (Jamshedpur), Rajendra Vidyalaya (Jamshedpur) & Vig English School (Jamshedpur).
The members of the School Managing Committee graced the occasion and students were present on the occasion in huge numbers.
It may be noted that the competition is organized every year in honour of Mr. Frank Anthony, a pioneer in the field of education.
It is among the most prestigious inter-school competition organized by the ICSE board.