By Mrs Deb Moore, Debating Co-ordinator

This year Scone Grammar will have five teams entering the HICES Debating Competition. For the first time we have an Open team taking part, which is very exciting along with over ten new debaters. Some of these new debaters received their debating badges in assembly this week.

Preliminary Round Dates for your Diary – Round 1: Tuesday 25 February |  Round 2: Thursday 12 March | Round 3: Monday 30 March | Round 4: Wednesday 6 May

Thank you to Louise Broomfield, Mel Doherty and Felicity Saunders for their help in the organisation and running of these teams, which are as follows:

  • Scone Blue: Campbell Smith, Ben Froml, Olivia Thrift, Sienna Baber, Tommy Hill, Will Darling and Hugo Shann
  • Scone White: Isla Adams, Lily Ryan, Arlia Parker, Hamish Davidson, Callum Doherty and Charlie Magnier
  • Middle: Hannah Glenn, Abriana Doherty, Peter MacCullum, Sofia Edlington, Dan Crowther, Lottie Firth, Lachie Bennett  and Sarah Clark
  • Senior: Annabella Fisher-Stephens, Tarun Nagaraj, Lexi Walsh and Sam Barry
  • Open: Ruby Wong, Charlotte Heaton, Chris Henderson, Hamish Guiana and Hayley Cook