22nd February – Crossfire : Debating Competition 2023

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7th Inter- School Crossfire Debating Competition “CROSSFIRE” was organized this year by The Young Vision – UAE’s Leading Youth Magazine and hosted by IMT Business School, Dubai on 22nd February 2023 at Dubai Campus.

The competition aimed to promote the public-speaking skills and develop an effective platform for intellectual interaction of students from various schools. This year 25 Schools are competing from across the UAE, between 100 students were in attendance to compete with each other. The topic for this year’s debate is Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom”. The teams before us will be arguing for and against the topic.

Heartiest Congratulations to the Winners of Crossfire 2023.

Team Code School Name Member 1 Member 2
CR-AF-109 Al Shola Private School Lama Kamel Duaa Nashat Alkafawin
CR-NG-219 The Bloomington Academy Israt Rahman Navera Asif
CR-NG-206 Dubai National School- Al Barsha – Girls Kawkab Mohammad Al Ashrafi Layan Saad Mohammad Al Abed

Finalist Team from Affirmative & Negative Team.

Affirmative Teams

Team Code School Name Member 1 Member 2
CR-AF-109 Al Shola Private School Lama Kamel Duaa Nashat Alkafawin
CR-AF-108 Al Zuhour Private School Rodaina Adel Helmy Omar Ridwan
CR-AF-119 St. Mary’s Catholic School, Dubai Rachelmaria Padayatty Vanuja Wenusara Kumarasiri
CR-AF-117 Pristine Private School Fatima Zahra Abeer Asif Abu Bakar Kayser
CR-AF-106 Al Wahda Private School – Girls Najla Alzaabi Mahra Alshamsi
CR-AF-113 Dubai National School- Al Barsha – Girls Yara Nedal Ennab Noor Fares Qasem Ahmad

Negative Teams

Team Code School Name Member 1 Member 2
CR-NG-201 New World Private School Ahmed Hani Salah Omar Yousef Mohammed Ali
CR-NG-204 Pristine Private School Gidev Fernando Alan Palayoor Francis
CR-NG-206 Dubai National School- Al Barsha – Girls Kawkab Mohammad Al Ashrafi Layan Saad Mohammad Al Abed
CR-NG-216 Al Kamal American International School, Al Azra Adam Moussa Elmahdy Amir Hussain Mohd Asif
CR-NG-219 The Bloomington Academy Israt Rahman Navera Asif
CR-NG-220 St. Mary’s Catholic School, Dubai Ashlyn Regina D’souza Damian Maxwell Pledger