St. Nicolas School and Selwyn Collage come out victorious in the 2015 G’Day Solomon Islands Great Debate at the Mendana Hotel on Wednesday.
A total of four schools took part in the 2015 G’Day Great Debate. They were St. Nicolas, Selwyn Collage, St. Joseph’s Tenaru and Betikama Adventist College.
The first debate topic which was “Registering customary land is the best approach to land reform in Solomon Islands,” was debated by St. Nicolas School and Betikama Adventist.
The debate saw St. Nicolas School argue from the affirmative side and Betikama argued against it.
The result from the first debate saw St. Nicolas coming out victorious against its opponent Betikama with a very close margin.
The second debate topic which was “Land reform is essential for economic growth in Solomon Islands” was debated by St. Joseph Tenaru and Selwyn College.
The second debate saw St. Joseph Tenaru argued from the affirmative side and Selwyn College argued from the negative point of view.
In the debate, Selwyn College showed a great composure and confidence in the way they argued their case which see them coming out victorious against their opponents from St. Joseph Tenaru.
All the four schools did well which saw them providing one of the finest debates by secondary schools students in the country.
All the participants representing their respective schools in the debate received awards at the end of the debate which ended successfully around lunch hour yesterday.
By BIRIAU WILSON SAENI