STEPPING STONES HOSTS INTERNATIONAL INTERSCHOOL DEBATE 2021
Stepping Stones High School organized the second Virtual International Inter-School Debate on 24th July, 2021. There were two topics for The Debate. Aritificial Intellegence will destroy Humans and ‘Gen Z are Activists and Solvers.
22 schools from India and abroad participated . The event started with the School song followed by the school video and prayer song. Principal Dr. Angelo M.D’Cruize addressed the event and
welcomed the Chairperson for the debate Mr. Shiv Dayal Srivastava, Former Principal Commissioner Income Tax, Aurangabad. The Judges for the Debate were Mr. Lawrence Hartnett, eminent Educationist and former Principal, Mrs. Anita Brooks, Principal Delhi Public
International School, Chatta and Mr. Carol Joseph, Principal The Gera School, Goa.
The debate started with the First topic ‘Artificial Intelligence will destroy Humans’.
The Second topic was ‘Gen Z Activists and Solvers’.
Four Schools from abroad viz, Gems Modern Academy, Dubai, VIIIPALO, IB World School 006265 Poland, Malpi International School, Kathmandu and Malpi City School, Kathamandu
participated in this Debate. Other participating schools from India were; Birla High School, Kolkata, Frank Anthony Public School, New Delhi, The Bishop School, Camp, Pune, Meridian
School for Boys and Girls, Hyderabad, Silver Oaks International School, Hyderbad, The Emerald Heights International School, Indore, Maharana Mewar Public School, Udaipur, Ram
Ratna International School, Mumbai, Silver Oaks International School, Vizag, Aditya Birla World Academy, Mumbai, Sri Sri Academy, Kolkata, Utpal Shangvi Global School, Mumbai, The Heritage School , Kolkata, South City International School, Kolkata, Springdales School,
Dhaula Kuan, Delhi, Nath Valley School, Stepping Stones High Schooland Cambridge School from Aurangabad.
All the speakers spoke persuasively and impeccably to prove their points of view . The participants, armed with statistics and data made their arguments more emphatic with their vivid facial expressions and voice modulation.
Stepping Stones has broken new ground by organizing a digital platform for debating for school students across the world.
The judges and chairperson spoke and expressed great joy at the standard of the speakers and event . They congratulated Stepping Stones for organising such events in the midst a pandemic.
The best speaker for the motions for both the topics were Sai Siri Varshini Maddala of Meridian School for Boys and Girls, Hyderabad and Aryan Kundra of Gems Modern Academy, Dubai.
The best speakers against the motion for the first Debate topic were Joint winners Anna Osmanska of VIIIPALO, IB World School, Poland and Sahas Sagar Rao of Silver Oaks International School, Hyderabad. For the second Debate topic Anamol Singh of Stepping Stones
High School was awarded as the winner.
The winners were awarded Amazon gift vouchers of 3000/ each.