By Chris-Daniel Uchendu:-
10, March 2020
NYSC Education CDS has held a Debate competition on Tuesday amongst Schools in Olorunda. The President, Oluwa Yanmife Adegoke said; “We should know that Brilliant and intelligent isn’t limited to Private Schools alone.”
Speaking further to the correspondence, The Education CDS president stated that the purpose of the competition was to bring everyone together; “Things are better done when we come together.” The debate competition amongst High schools in Osogbo and olorunda Local government had in present, Seventh-day Adventist School, Omolere International School, Saint Marks, Saint Marks High School 2, Christ Redeemers Model, Zion Height International School, Saint Charles High School and Baptist High School.
The competition comprised of three rounds with different topics including, Examination is the true test of knowledge, Mixed Schools are better than Mono Gender Schools, and Males are better leaders than Females respectively. However, the Debaters were judged by their point race, comportment, expression, time management, Dressing, and explanation.
The Seventh Day Adventist School, Omolere International High School, Saint Marks left the competition in the first round with 72, 50 and 78 points respectively. At the end of the competition of the third round, Zion Height international School took the third position with 87 points, Saint Charles High School with 91 points to the second place and Christ Redeemers Model emerged the winner of the competition with 98 points.
The effect of the competition boosts the self-esteem of the Students’ participants as proposed by Yanmife. She expressed how glad she was coordinating the competition for cooperation, collaboration and involvement in certain activities which the public and private schools should no longer suffer discrimination.