Eoghan Conolly, Maeve Connolly, Tom Miling, Imogen Mlling, Raj Bhaumik and Kiron Dutton travelled to Craigmount HS for their annual debating competition. The top debating schools from across the country take part with 40 teams in action. After three rounds of intense debating the results were announced and the four teams to qualify for then final were announced.
In the year group categories Maeve was declared best S3 speaker. Tom and Imogen were then jointlyawarded the overall "Best Speaker" trophy with equal points on the speaker tab. Finally Tom and Kiron were announced as qualifying for the final in 2nd place. The other three finalists were two teams from Mearns Castle and a team from the High School of Dundee.
After another 40 minutes of tense debate the Douglas Team were declared to have won the final debate.
Douglas are the first state school to win this competition and this was an outstanding performance from all the speakers.
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