Gros Islet Youth Development Council to Host District Debate Competition

Gros Islet Youth Development Council to Host District Debate Competition

Gros Islet has brought home the National Debate Championship two consecutive years and as a means of continuing our community’s reign in the National Competition, the Gros Islet Youth Development Council will be hosting a District Debate Competition.

As a council our mission is “To enhance, encourage and increase participation of Youth in the community of Gros Islet by providing quality resources, training and support; to effect positive youth development and representation at the local, national and regional level”.

The Gros Islet Youth Development Council in collaboration with Digicel will be hosting a debate competition, which will meet the objectives of youth in Gros Islet to experience a professional debate, strengthen their public speaking ability, be able to analyze evidence and construct a persuasive argument.

The competition will allow for eight (8) young individuals between the ages 13 to 16 years to compete against each other in pairs debating topics which reflect a social issue in Saint Lucia. These young people would have:

* Learnt how to express their views in a professional manner

* Strengthen their speech ability

* Reinforced their presentation ability

* Developed tactical research skills

Grand Prize for the competition is $500.00 cash.

Persons may register via https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSfeot3EJabDREuQ2E…/viewform or email the council at giyouthdevelopmentcouncil@gmail.com

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