April 17, 2014

Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar Wins Debating Competition

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QatarDebate logo.pngQatarDebate recently organized the Qatar Universities Debate League Nationals, which took place at Qatar Foundation’s Student Center.

This year’s competition had 24 teams participating from nine universities including Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, College of the North Atlantic Qatar, Georgetown University - School of Foreign Service in Qatar, Qatar Aeronautical College,Qatar Community College, Qatar University,Texas A&M University at Qatar, University of Calgary – Qatar,and Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar.  The total number of debaters was 48 and the total number of judges was 22.

The winners were Arwa El Sanosi & Sarim Zia from Georgetown University - School of Foreign Service in Qatar and the
The runner up was Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar.

The award for best speaker overall went to Ahmed Al Meerfrom Weil Cornell Medical College in Qatar.