On Wednesday 30th of March our incredible Secondary debating teams headed off to Williamstown High School to compete in Round 2 of Senior Debating for 2022. We had a very successful evening with four debate wins and four best speaker awards, Warresha Akhtar of Year 11, Nosayba Aljibaly and Afifa Khan of Year 10, and Adam Yahia of Year 9 all were awarded best speaker on the night, congratulations to them!
On Wednesday, 9th of March, the ICOM Senior Debating Team participated in their first round of debating for 2022 at Williamstown High School. It was a very successful evening with four of our teams coming home with well-deserved wins! Our B Grade Team 1 consisting of Year 11 girls Rahemah Danish, Benazir Shafiz and Sumaiyya Baloch took home a commanding win over Caroline Chisholm Catholic College by four points, arguing for the affirmative on the topic of ‘That artists should be held legally accountable for deaths and injuries that occur at their concerts’. The girls from Caroline Chisholm Catholic College performed extremely well also. Rahemah Danish came away with best speaker for this debate, well done girls!
On Wednesday the 10th of March the first round of debating for our Secondary Debating Teams took place at Williamstown High School. Islamic College of Melbourne had 10 teams compete over 4 divisions and managed to come home winning 3 debates. A special mention to Layal El Rifai and Razan Kamareddine who both won best speaker in their respective debates despite being on the losing team. Well done to them and all who took part.