Like previous years Debating Society of Edwardes College was more active in 2014 as well. It arranged different successful Debates Competitions in College. The gist of all those events are as follow;
Intramural Bilingual speech Competition
On 7th September, 2013 Debating Society of Edwardes College arranged a successful "Intramural Bilingual Speech Competition". Many students of the college both male and female, took part enthusiastically and performed well. Vice - Principal graced the occasion as a chief guest. Professor Gulzar Jalal from English Department and Ms. Shaheen Ara, Lecturer in Urdu Department were the judges. Among the fieriest speakers Mr. Aizaz, a 4th year student of Edwardes College clinched 1st position whereas 2nd and 3rd position went to Mr. Shahzaib Wazir and Mr.Ghulam Maaz Jan respectively. Shields and certificates were distributed among the winners and the good performer.
Under the aegis of Pead Foundation and Global Human Rights Defense, our two brilliant students and debaters Mr.Ghulam Maaz Jan student of 3rd year and Mr. Shahbaz Tanoli student of 4th year, took 1st and 3rd position in "All Peshawar Bilingual Extempore Debates". Many prestigious institutions were the participants like; NUST, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Islamia College Peshawar, Khyber Medical College Peshawar, Agriculture University Peshawar etc.The event held on 12th December, 2013 at Shelton Hotel Peshawar. It brought laurels to the college.
All Peshawar 2nd Declamation Contest
Edwardes College Debating Society brought another honor to the College by arranging a highly successful and much appreciated event. "All Peshawar 2nd Declamation Contest" on 18th February, 2014. The event was honored by the respectable Vice- Principal Prof. Atta-u-Rehman Anjum as a Chief Guest. Our honorable emeritus Professor M.A.Zaki, Professor A.B.Sajid and lecturer Mr. Muhammad Naeem, were given the responsibilities of judgment. Many exclusive academic institutions made the event a real success. These institutions were Khyber Medical College Peshawar, Islamia College Peshawar, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Forward Model & Peshawar Model Schools. Remarkable enthusiasm was seen among the speakers but the brilliant ones UET and Islamia College debaters took the lead. All the audience thoroughly enjoyed the event.
By In Charge Debating Society
Mehr un Nisa, English Department,Edwardes College,Peshawar.