2017 GRENLEC Debates Enters Quarter-final Round

Intense preparations are underway at 8 schools in Grenada and Carriacou for the quarter-final round of the 10th season of the GRENLEC Debates.

Schools qualifying for this round of competition are Grenada Boys’ Secondary; Grenada Christian Academy; Hillsborough Secondary; Presentation Brothers’ College; St Andrew’s Anglican Secondary; St Joseph’s Convent, Grenville; St Joseph’s Convent, St George’s and Westmorland Secondary.

The Round of 16 was an elimination round with all winners advancing to the quarter-finals on 20 September.

The 4 winners from the quarter-finals will earn a place in Winners’ Row and will have a chance to be named the Champion of the 2017 GRENLEC Debates.

GRENLEC also invites viewers to participate by voting for their favourite debater in the People’s Choice competition on the company’s Facebook page. Voting will close on 17 November.

DEBATE MATCH POSITION TOPIC VENUE DATE/TIME
1 St Joseph’s Convent, Grenville
vs
Westmorland Secondary

FOR

AGAINST

Be it resolved that the entitlement to benefits of the National Health Insurance in Grenada be proportionate to individual contributions. Hospitality Centre, National Stadium

20-Oct-17

9 AM

2 St Andrew’s Anglican Secondary
vs
St Joseph’s Convent, St George’s

FOR

AGAINST

Be it resolved that medical decisions regarding the life threatening conditions of children be taken by medical professionals instead of parents.
3 Hillsborough Secondary
vs
Grenada Christian Academy

FOR

AGAINST

Be it resolved that parking on public roads in Grenada is a public safety hazard and should be banned. Hospitality Centre, National Stadium

20-Oct-17

 1 PM

 

4 Grenada Boys’ Secondary
vs
Presentation Brothers’ College

FOR

AGAINST

Be it resolved that the taxes placed on alcohol and cigarettes be apportioned to the health budget in Grenada.

GRENLEC

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