Jamshedpur, July 17: Kerala Samajam Model School (KSMS), hosted the Frank Anthony Memorial All India Inter-School Debate Category 1 (Class XI – XII) wherein 24 participants from 12 schools including 11 from Jamshedpur and one from Odisha participated. The Debate was held in the school premises on Monday. Topic of Debate was “Print Media is losing out”.
The debate lasted for almost two hours. The rebuttal rounds were extremely interesting and displayed vehement conviction skills of the speakers.
The Judges for the event were Nandita Sinha, Director MYC, Jamshedpur, Radha Biswas, Chief SNTI, Shantann Chakraborty, Head, Research Applications.
Prominent Educationist Lalita Sareen was the moderator. Loyola School was crowned the winner of the debate followed by Little Flower School (LFS). Best Speaker of the day was Vivek Kumar from Narbheram Hansraj English School while Aditya Nath of Loyola School bagged the runner-up speaker award.
The participating schools were Gulmohar high school, JH Tarapore School, DBMS English School, Little Flower School, KPS Kadma, Vig English School, Sacred Heart Convent School, Hill Top School, Loyola School, Narbheram Hansraj English School, Motilal Nehru Public School from Jamshedpur and St. Paul’s School from Odisha.
Frank Anthony Memorial All India Inter-School Debate organized by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) is among the most prestigious debate in India. Approximately 1600 schools across India take part in the preliminary round (Stage 1).