Matt Glasspool took part in the National Individual Debating and Public Speaking competition, held at St Mary's DSG over four days, 1st to 4th October. He ranked 1st overall, out of 76 speakers from the top schools in the country. He was in the finals for the prepared speech category (which he won), the debating category (which he won), as well as the prepared reading and impromptu speech categories. Ranking 1st in South Africa guarantees Matt selection in the South African delegation to the World National Individual Debating and Public Speaking competition to be held at the Ravenswood School for Girls, Sydney, Australia, in April 2017. Matt has already competed at the World Championships, held at Pittsburgh, the USA, this year.
Mr G Muller (MIC DEBATING)
Photo: Thando Ndlovu (Media Club)