2021 Season Results

The 2021 Grand Finals were held in The House of Assembly Chamber, Parliament House on Saturday 25 September 2021. This was a wonderful event that showcased and celebrated the talents of the top South Australian debating teams.

Year 6/7 Division Grand Final

Winner: Unley Primary School Red 6/7

Coach: Mrs Laura Alchin
Iris Lee, Kaila Tijani, Arabella Vaughan and Rishab Thairani

Runner Up: Mercedes College Yellow 6/7

Coaches: Mrs Colleen O’Connell and Mrs Noreen Lucero
Stefan Giannias, Rebecca Lanzilli, Juliette Moretti and Max Swift

Year 8 Division Grand Final

Winner: Pembroke School Blue 8

Coaches: Ms Chrissy Tinsley and Mr David Freesmith
Zachary Yeend, William Foo, Patrick Henschke and Jason Kang

Runner Up: Glenunga International High School Purple 8

Coach: Mr Isaac Jacobs
Trushti Purohit, William Si, Ahaan Kothari, Yohan Rajapaksha and Nidhi Sobti

Year 9 Division Grand Final

Winner: Sacred Heart College Blue 9

Coaches: Ms Jacinta Vistoli and Mrs Moira Petrallas
Anneliese Pittman, Grace Durrans and Caitlin Bailey

Runner Up: Unley High School Blue 9

Coach: Miss Sarah Binka
Lewis Sinclair, Henry Simon and Thomas Moyle-Croft

Year 10 Division Grand Final

Winner: St Dominic’s Priory College Grey 10

Coach: Ms Claire Parker
Anya Arikepudi, Halena Nguyen, Isabella Jovel, Georgina Salandra, Tahlia Monteleone, Sophie Kozlovic and Jessica Metcalf-Keher

Runner Up: Aberfoyle Park High School Green 10

Coach: Mr Joff Sander
Libby Chase, Lachlan McKeown, Yuvraj Sharma and Mariko Woodley

Senior Division Grand Final

Winner: Christian Brothers College Purple S

Coach: Ms Scarlett Lucero
William Hambidge-Hay, Archer Lowman, Sunny Ly and Cyprien Mukunda

Runner Up: Pembroke School Green S

Coach: Mrs Gabi Walldorf-Davis
Max Stewart, Conrad Stott Smith, Christopher Oehler and Sunny Chen

Debater of the Year Winners

Year 5

Hisham Chama
Pinnacle College

Year 6/7

Bethany Lines
Parkside Primary School

Year 8

Zoe Abbott
Mitcham Girls’ High School

Year 9

Abitha Jose
Glenunga International High School

Year 10

Konon Kuboi
Aberfoyle Park High School


Conrad Stott Smith
Pembroke School