Frank Anthony Memorial All India Inter School Debate Competition
The Frank Anthony Memorial All India Inter School Debate Competition was conducted on July 12, 2013, in the school auditorium, at St. Stephen's School, Sector 45B Chandigarh. Nine Schools from the Northern Region participated in the Debate Competition and each school was represented by two students.
The Guest of Honour was Father Dominic. The Chairperson was Maj. Gen. B. S. Grewal, Director of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Armed Forces Preparatory Institute, Mohali. The distinguished judges were the renowned educationists, Mr. John Sayal, Mrs. Bina Aul, and Mrs. Tripat Kaur. The Chairperson Maj. Gen. B. S. Grewal gave an inspiring introductory speech followed by a brief introduction of the Judges.
The topic for the debate was, 'A Disciplined mind is a free mind.' All speakers spoke well. Aniket Aich and Fiona Waddell of Frank Anthony Public School, Delhi were declared the winners. Haroop Sandhu and Harshveer Mand of St. Francis School, Amritsar were declared the First-Runners up. Fiona Waddell was declared the best speaker followed by Aniket Aich, both of Frank Anthony Public School, Delhi.
The guest of honour, Fr. Dominic also appreciated the enthusiasm and awareness of each of the participants. He also shared his own experience of life and expressed his love for children. Certificates to the winners and the participants were given.