The Provincial Debate Tournament was held yesterday, March 7th, in Ubeda, and our school, IES Virgen del Carmen, made it to the finals and finished in second place. The team was led by their teacher, Teresa Garcia Torres, and comprised of five students from 1st Bachillerato D: Jesús Chillarón, Iván López, Alberto Muñoz, Paula Hervás, and Alicia Cano, who won the award for Best English Speaker in Jaén and the province.
The Swing Team, consisting of Cloe Rivas, Elena Delgado, and Julio Alcantara from 4th ESO.A, B, and C, also participated in the tournament.
The tournament was a great success, and all the teams put up an impressive performance. Our team, IES Virgen del Carmen, showcased excellent debating skills and made it to the finals, where they narrowly missed out on the top spot.
A special mention goes to Alicia Cano for winning the award for Best English Speaker in Jaén and the province. This is a testament to her hard work and dedication to improving her English skills.
Overall, it was an exhilarating and engaging event that provided an excellent opportunity for students to showcase their debating skills and improve their language proficiency. Congratulations to all the participants, and we look forward to seeing more such events in the future.