Debating contest is the talk of the town
Scullion LAW headquarters in Hamilton was the venue for the first round of the firm’s annual interschool debating cup.
Reigning champions Duncanrig Secondary were joined by pupils from Holy Cross High, Uddingston Grammar, St Andrew’s & St Bride’s High and Hamilton Grammar.
Nicholas Scullion, managing partner, said:“the standard of debate amongst all the pupils from across Lanarkshire was very high.
“We have a lot of talented individuals in our community and it is our pleasure as a local business to provide them with a platform to shine.”
Hamilton Grammar made it through to the semi-final after debating St Andrew’s and St Bride’s, from East Kilbride.
Larkhall Academy were scheduled to debate against Holy Cross High but pulled out due to unforeseen circumstances.
Holy Cross debated representatives from the Glasgow University Debating Union and also made it through to the semis.
Duncanrig Secondary debated Uddingston Grammar and both schools made it to the semi-finals on Wednesday, November 14. The final is on Tuesday, December 4, from 5.45pm to 8pm, in South Lanarkshire Council headquarters.
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