Rigby and Scott lead the pack in Senior House Debates

With the second round of Trinity College School’s House Debates completed on Tuesday, November 5th, Hodgetts, Rigby and Wright lead in the Junior division and Rigby and Scott lead in the Senior division.

For our Junior (Grade 9-10) students, this was their first official round of debate for the year. Time for research and preparation was provided on the resolution that “contact sports should not be allowed in high school.” The top individual Junior was Riley Christensen from Orchard House. Not far behind was a tie for teammates Ellice Huhe and Madison Narciso from Wright House, with Hodgetts’ Salem Elfirjani in third place. Ellice and Madison gave Wright House top team honours, with Neyha Billing and Ava Becker earning a second place for Rigby. Rounding out the leaderboard was the Orchard House duo, Riley Christensen and Gordon Bennett. Each with two wins, Hodgetts, Rigby and Wright were the top Junior houses of the day.

The Senior (Grade 11-12) division also debated the resolution that contact sports should not be allowed in high school. The top Senior was Tolu Fadeyi of Bickle House, followed by Martins Esiri of Brent. Hodgetts’ Kyle Munns and Bethune’s Barry Jin tied for third place. Tolu and teammate Jared Holmes gave Bickle top team honours, while Beth McArthur and Annie Honkoop placed second for Scott. The Rigby house pairing of Aislin Boland and Anna Cook rounded out the leaderboard. Bickle and Rigby each scored two wins for the round, earning the title of top Senior houses of the day. After two rounds of Senior debate, Rigby and Scott stand tied with four wins and one loss apiece.

- View the House Debates: Round 2 ’19 gallery for more photos.