BRADES – The Royal Montserrat Police Service debate team won Saturday evening’s competition against the Montserrat Community College.
The event was the closing activity for the annual Police, Fire & Community Week which was attended by HE the Governor Elizabeth Carriere as well as students and debate lovers.
Legislatively Removing Corporal Punishment will be detrimental to Caribbean Children was the moot for the night. Despite having only one week to prepare due to a last minute topic change, both groups delivered admirably which led to a tie.
Using a Leeward Islands Debating Competition rule, the final decision was given to the police as Officer Mitsy Blake won the best speaker.
Other highlights of the evening was a soul stirring performance of the Our Father Prayer by Officer Kevin Barnes and an engaging audience discussion on the moot and the merits of corporal punishment in today’s society.
RMPS: Mitsy Blake, Sophia Dolcy
MCC: Daquan Wray, Zhori Duberry
Moderator: Eugene Skerritt. Judges: Claude Hogan, Agatha Aspin, Nerissa Golden. Best Speaker Judges: Jermaine Wade, Cedricia Shiell
Auditors: Carol Howe, Marsha Meade. Timekeeper: Officer Keisha Nelson
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