FDT makes a strong showing at Worlds in South Africa

The World’s Individual Public Speaking and Debate Championship may just be the most intense and prestigious debate competition in the world. This year in Cape Town, South Africa more than 100 speakers from 10 different countries competed across 4 challenging events. We are very pleased to announce some excellent results! Congratulations to Ashley Phord-Toy for finishing as the 15th place speaker overall and making the finals for Persuasive Speaking and Impromptu Speaking. In addition, congratulations to Maggie MacInnis who placed 18th overall and made the finals for Persuasive Speaking and Debate. Additional commendations to Nellie Sun who placed as the 34th place speaker overall. 

We are so proud of the fine achievements of these hard-working students!