The Junior Premier Grand Final was held at Parliament last night hosted by Chris Bishop MP, and President of the Wellington Speaking Union.
The topic was:
That we should refuse to hold major sports events in countries with poor human rights records
St Catherine’s College (Sophia Zandi, Kaira Scheck and Catharina Lee) affirmed the motion.
Wellington East Girls’ College (Ivana Emer, Isla Turner-Holmes and Isabel Holbrow) negated.
After a great and close debate, Wellington East were declared the winners in a 2-1 split decision.
Congratulations to them and their coaches Maureen MacIver and Amy Campbell.
Wellington East win the WGT Wiggs Cup – the school’s first victory of this prestigious trophy.
Thanks to judges Chris Bishop, Emma Smith and Tamara Jenkin for adjudicating.