Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Debaters Make Semis

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Debaters Make Semis

Article excerpt

Byline: Tara, Maddie, Jaydah, Elly and Jake

GULMARRAD girls can hold their own when arguing their point of view.

This has been reflected in the success of the school's debating team as they have made it to the semi-finals of the State Premier's Debating Challenge. The team members Maddie, Jaydah, Elly and Tara have worked hard with coach Mrs McGrath to hone their debating skills.

Our competition began with a win against a fellow Gulmarrad team followed by another win against Maclean Public School. We then travelled north to compete against Empire Vale Public School, where we were lucky to prevail against a very good team.

After the success of these two debates, we become the Zone Champions and moved on to the North Coast Regional Quarter Finals which were held in our school hall. In these quarter finals, we debated against a team from Grafton Public School. It was a tough debate and the decision was going to be very close. We were not confident of success, but in the end we came out on top. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.