Eastern Cape provincial debating tournament - St Andrew's College

Eastern Cape provincial debating tournament

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Eastern Cape provincial debating tournament

On Friday 1 September, nine College boys attended the Eastern Cape provincial debating tournament hosted by Selborne College in East London. The topics were heavily weighted in favour of gender and identity politics and the competition fiercer than we have encountered before, which challenged our boys to dig deep in each of the six rounds of debating.

Both the junior and senior College teams won four of their six debates but narrowly missed out on making the break into the semi-finals.

In the junior competition, Matthew Thompson was chosen to debate in the final ‘selection’ debate and he narrowly missed out on making the provincial team.

In the seniors, Abongile Dongwana was ranked 4th in the province out of over 150 speakers; A remarkable achievement indeed.

Well done to all the debaters!

 Abongile Dongwana