Our congratulations to the Trinity Debating Team for winning the most prestigious tournament in Sri Lanka Schools Debating – the Sri Lanka Schools Debating Championship 2022, organised by the Moot Court and Debating Society of the Faculty of Law of the University of Colombo.
The finals were held at the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo on 04th September 2022 between Trinity College and Royal College, Colombo.
The motion for the final round was “This house regrets the deplatforming of Andrew Tate”. Trinity proposed the motion, whereas Royal opposed.
The Trinity A team won the Grand Finals against Royal College, Colombo on a 3-2 split decision.
It is also noteworthy that both teams broke into the knockout rounds. Trinity B broke 12th, whereas the champion team Trinity A broke 15th.
Master Thithira Jayakody and Master Ammar Zaffarullah tied for 5th best speaker at the tournament. Master Parinda Ratnayake ranked 11th as well.
The following debaters represented Trinity A, (winning team):
Thithira Jayakody (Captain)
Trinity B was represented by,
The teams would like to extend their thanks to the Teachers in Charge Mrs. Premila Vijaykumar and Mrs. Fathima Majeed. Also a big thank you to the debating coach of Trinity College Mr. Lithmal Jayawardhana, and all the other coaches and participants who supported the teams.
Review by Abidh Jameel