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debate

Politics
1. a formal discussion, as in a legislative body, in which opposing arguments are put forward
2. the formal presentation and opposition of a specific motion, followed by a vote
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Yuan Ordenes is ranked 44th in Challenge Literature out of approximately 1,100 senior division contestants, out of whom Matthew Mercado is also ranked 67th best Champion Scholar, 46th best writer, and 129th Champion Debater and his team (Mercado, Pastoral, Blanco) is the 27th top debate team and 42nd top writing team as well.
As per Bimal Wijayasinghe (Committee Chairman) and Harindra Dahanayake (Committee Secretary), the two cricket and debate teams will be sent on a recreational tour to a location of academic interest, so as to provide them a real insight of the working procedure of an esteemed organization.
Our debate team practices an hour each week, learning strategy and writing speeches.
Derek Yuill, head coach of the debate team at Gabrielino High School in the Los Angeles Unified School District and 2003 National Forensic League coach of the year, says that having students give speeches "puts accountability on the student" and ensures they fully understand the material.
Because I want to study law at university it was such a great opportunity for me to be part of the debate team.
Do what you love, whether that's doodling designs all over your bestie's notebook or joining the debate team.
So when the Qatari Emiress charged two Oxford graduates with creating the country's first national debate team and taking them to the world championships, the stakes were high.
In the 1930s, an all-black debate team from a small East Texas college defeated the all-white debate team of the University of Southern California (USC) in front of at least a thou sand people.
Armed with their list of supporters, the Science Debate team pitched the story to hundreds of news outlets around the country.
THE Bishop of Llandaff Church High School's debate team from Cardiff has triumphed at the national final of the Institute of Ideas and Pfizer Debating Matters Competition - making its members the champions of 2008.
This essay is drawn from his dissertation, which he worked on while undergoing treatment and coaching the FSU debate team.
2008), which highlights the story of the Wiley College debate team, I want to thank Denzel Washington, Oprah Winfrey and the many others for producing the movie that illustrates, acknowledges and values African-Americans as gifted, talented and highly intelligent people.