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    St Anthony, Vic High through to EMA national debate


    - St Anthony and Victoria High schools are the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) Debate champions for Masvingo Province after beating 12 other schools at the provincial competitions held at Masvingo Christian College on Friday last week.
     The two schools will represent the province at the inter-provincial debate to be held at Chaplin in Gweru on October 7 2016.
    The debate was divided into two categories which were affirmative and non affirmative and the debaters crashed on whether those who litter towns should be educated or imprisoned.
    St Anthony High won in the affirmative category which supported prosecution of litterers and the school earned 258 points against second school placed Lundi which got 231 points.
    Gokomere was on position three with 218 points.
    In the non affirmative group, Victoria High School scooped the title with 259 points followed by Rudhanda with 255 points and Berejena High which secured 241 points.
    Victoria and St Anthony High Schools walked away with $200 each and secured a ticket to battle with other provincial winners. Second and third placed schools walked away with $100 and $50 respectively as consolation prizes.
    In the affirmative debate, Amanda Kurakaraka of Rudhanda walked away with $25 for being the best speaker of the debate while Alonias Chauke and Anesu Zhakata from Lundi and Chidyamakono high Schools walked away with $15 and $10 respectively for coming out second and third respectivelty.
    Joe Chivhanga of Berejena, Tatenda Haruzivishe of Rudhanda and Ropafadzo Dube of Mwenezi High School walked away with $25, $15 and 10 respectively for being the best speakers in the non-affirmative category.
    "We are happy with the performance of the teams, we hope they will win the debate and bring the trophy home," said Deputy Provincial Education Director Andrew Chikwange.
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