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Arrows Compete in Groton School Invitational Debate Tournament

On Sunday, April 3, 2022, four members of the St. Sebastian's Debate Team participated in the Groton School Invitational Debate Tournament. This was a Cross-Examination Prepared Tournament on the following topic:

"Be it resolved that the United States should enter into a formal defensive pact with Taiwan, guaranteeing direct military assistance in the event of an invasion" 

Our students debated on either the affirmative or negative side of the resolution for three rounds in the Advanced Division. Our Advanced Team consisted of Raif Boit '24 and Henry duBose '24, arguing on the affirmative side of the resolution, and Jack Lordi '23 and Alex Yang '23 on the negative side.

Congratulations to Raif who earned a prize for placing 5th in the Advanced Division. 

The following Independent Schools competed in the Tournament:

Buckingham, Browne, and Nichols School
Commonwealth School
Groton School
Roxbury Latin School
St. Sebastian's School