On the 25th of May and 1st of June 2013, the Raffles Debate Academy organised its annual Under-14 Debating Championships. Now in its tenth year, the annual tournament provides a rigorous competitive platform for debaters aged Secondary 2 and below to hone their oratory and intellect.
United World College of South East Asia beat Hwa Chong Institution and emerged as champions of the competition.
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The full results are as follows:
Champion Team (winning the Grand Finals on a 3-2 split decision):
- United World College of South East Asia
Best Speaker of Grand Finals: Zachary Intrater (3rd Opp, UWCSEA)
- Hwa Chong Institution
- Nanyang Girls’ High School
- Raffles Institution
- Anglo-Chinese School (Independent)
- Nan Hua High School
- Raffles Girls’ School
- Singapore Chinese Girls’ School
Top Speakers of the Tournament:
Tied 5th: Beverley Liao (Ngee Ann Secondary)
Tied 5th: Emily Zhao (Raffles Girls’ School)
Tied 5th: Joshua Ooi (Catholic High School)
4th: Christian Yeo (Raffles Institution)
Tied 1st: Au Wei Hoe (Hwa Chong Institution)
Tied 1st: Jacob Intrater (United World College of South East Asia)
Tied 1st: Zachary Intrater (United World College of South East Asia)