WILLIAM ANTWI BOASIAKO WINS THE 2018 KNIDC. A TRIP TO THE USA IN ORDER

Updated: Oct 1, 2018


The KNIDC debate has officially ended and we have a WINNER! It was a wonderful journey to make with all the contestants, as well as the organizers who worked tirelessly to make every part of this debate a truly exciting one.

Technically this year's debate began on the 10th of February and ended yesterday 11th of March. Sunday's final was between William Antwi Boasiako and Priscilla Kanati. They tackled the motion, "The older generation is failing Africa's youth." William emerged the winner with scoring from each judge. The details are as follows;

Debate Marking Scheme according to the Lincoln Douglas scheme,

Judge Abdul Ameyaw Chancellor William 1. Affirmative Construction (for side )-(6mins)-15/20 2. Cross examination of negative by affirmative(for)(3 mins)-4/4 3. Affirmative Rebuttals(for)(4mins)-8/12 4. Affirmative rejoinder(for) (3 mins)-5/7 5. Conclusion-5/7

Priscilla 1. Cross examination of affirmative by negative(Against)(3mins)-14/21 2. Negative Construction(Against)(7mins) -3/4 3. Negative rebuttals(Against)(6mins)-13/18 4. Conclusion- 5/7

William 37/50 Priscilla 35/50

Judge Ohene Asante Bright William 1. 17/20 2. 3/4 3. 9/12 4. 6/7 5. 5/7

Priscilla 1. 3/4 2. 18/21 3. 15/18 4. 4/7

William: 40/50 Priscilla: 40/50

Total: William 37+40=77 Priscilla 35+40=75

Congratulations to William Antwi Boasiako, the 2018 KNIDC winner. A trip to the USA is in order.

Thank you.

Sheini Salman Chairman Editorial Committee.