faridabad : (zeeharyana.com) Debate is one of the academic activities that gives students creative room to express what they feel. The length and breadth of knowledge that they gain through this, is simply unparalleled. Grand Columbus International School added yet another feather in its Illustrious cap. Angoori Devi Debate competition was organized on 6 th December 2017. The debate was contested among 15 schools within the school premises on the following topic “Digitalisation Boon or Bane for the Country” outlined for discourse: The debaters emphatically aimed at appreciating the ‘pros and cons’ of the topic that deliberated their intended goals and exhibited their debating skills.
Programme was started by welcoming the chief guest C.A Mr. Vijay Kumar Gupta, presiding guest teachers and students of other reputed schools by the Principal of the school Ms. Richa Puri. Competition was adjudged by the panel of conciliators, Dr. Neeraj Singh, Prof. Arun Bhagat and Dr. Jyoti Rana. It was very evident that the teams were well prepared and they used various skills like overstatement, definition, irony etc. to convince the audience. The participants, armed with their arguments more emphatic with their righteous facial expressions, body
movement and gestures. All the teams exhibited great oratorical skills but finally winner of the trophy was Modern Delhi Public School with the cash prize of Rs. 11000. Ensuing teams that were declared winners were, D.A.V sector 14, Grand Columbus International School and Scholar’s Pride School. Best speaker trophy was bagged by Dynasty International School for the motion. GCIS yet again made its Alma Mater proud as it held aloft a glittering trophy relished that glorious moment. Principal of the school Ms. Richa Puri, congratulated the winners and cited that for good ideas and true innovation, you need interaction, conflict, argument, when there is information, there is enlightenment and when there is debate, there are solutions. Conciliators were also deeply engrossed in the ideas
of the students. Program was a great success.