On Thursday, 9 December, six Removes competed in the final of the Maiden Speaker’s Cup, a debating competition for Haileybury Removes.
The motion was This House believes that the release of classified information on wikileaks is a positive move and all speakers showed why they deserved to have qualified for the final. In the end, the judges decided to award 1st place to Sophie Sanders (H), 2nd place to Rotimi Awotesu (L) and 3rd place to Alexandra Oliver (C). All three received prizes and Sophie’s name will be engraved on the new trophy.
If anyone is interested in donating the trophy, they should contact the master i/c debating, Peter Blair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.