The showcase event will be a public debate on October 29.
The Randolph-Macon College Franklin Debating Society will host the touring championship
British debaters. The showcase event will be a public debate on Monday, October
29, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in Wash-Frank Hall.
The British team will debate R-MC students Crystal Thomas ’13 and
Hayley Williamson ’13. The topic: Be It Resolved That The United
States should re-elect Barack Obama. Thomas is a
political science, communication studies,
and philosophy major; Williamson is a
physics and mathematics major.
This is a lively debate that encourages audience participation.
The Franklin Debating Society is coached by English
and Communication Studies Professor Ted Sheckels and Communication Studies Professor
This event is partially sponsored by the R-MC chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and partially
supported by an anonymous gift to the Franklin Debating Society.