DPS-MIS students excel in debate competition

 04 Dec 2017 - 10:02

DPS-MIS students excel in debate competition

The Peninsula

Qatar Preparatory Schools Debating League-I for Boys took place on November 25 at Hamza bin Abdul Mottalib Independent Preparatory School for Boys.

The tournament was throbbing with the great participation from various schools in Qatar. They debated about issues of the current blockade in Qatar, lowering of the voting age and violent sports.

DPS-MIS delegation was led by its coach, Jaya Majumder along with Nadia Khan, Malathi Mahalingam and Somasunadaram Narayanan and 13 students.

Master Sarthak Modi and Farhan Sakkir were honoured to sit in the panel as judges along with other adjudicators.

At the end of the day, DPS-MIS Boys emerged as toppers.

Team Akshal, Aarav and Advaith excelled with all four wins followed by Vidit, Jaefar and Hemang at second with the same number of wins but 2 less points, Team Atharv, Rudra and Tamim managed to bag fifth position with three wins.

In the individual category , Akshal Jain topped as the best speaker followed by Vidit Dalal in the 3rd, Aarav Bedi - 7th, Atharv Bhatt and Advaith Raghav -10th, Jaefer Shameem - 15th, Syed Tamim - 18th, Hemang Seth - 18th and Rudra Yadav in the  31st position.

It was a very enriching and  healthy competition that allowed the debaters to gain tremendous knowledge in the art of wordplay, developing numerous skills necessary in life like time management and expression for the bright minds of the future.