German Debating

Our school has been extremely successful in the National German Debating Competition, sponsored by Siemens. St. Finian's College are 3 times winners: 2016 and 2018 & 2022. Pictured below are St. Finian's College, German Debating Team 2022: National Siemens German Debating Competition.

Team Members: Enda Keating, Rachel Holmes, Johanna Naughton & Captain, Maya Kamboj.

Left to right; Ms. Esther Beggan, Johanna Naughton, Rachel Holmes, Maya Kamboj (Captain), Enda Keating & Ms. Kathy Jameson

They defeated the motion in the final that mandatory vaccines should be introduced in Ireland. The final, which was 'live', was held in DCU/Alpha in Glasnevin in May & was attended by representatives from Siemens, the Goethe Institite & participating schools & fans. We are extremely proud of what our wonderful team, (both this year & previous years) have accomplished. They were guided & mentored by their wonderful teachers, Ms. Kathy Jameson & Ms Esther Beggan.

Ms. Kathy Jameson & Ms. Esther Beggan.

We reached the Semi-Final before Covid intervened in 2020. Pictured here are the Semi-Final team of 2020: Chloe Donovan, Maya Kamboj, Ruth Dolan & Annalie Daly.

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