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FLTRP Regional 2017

STU Debaters Awarded with “Best Speaker” in the 20th FLTRP Cup National English Debate Competition South China Regional and Qualified for the National Grand Final

From the 7th to the 9th April, 2017, the 20th FLTRP Cup National English Debate Competition South China Regional was held in Huanggang Normal College, Hubei Province. Two debaters sent by Shantou University, ZHENG Liangshu from Journalism Schooland LIANG Yongshan from Business School, participated in this tournament with Collin Tham from ELC as coach. Among 222 debaters from 111 universities, debaters from STU were both awarded with Best Speaker in South China Regional (ZHENG Liangshu ranked 1st with a total of 395 in speaker scoreswhile LIANG Yongshan ranked 4th with a total of 393 in speaker scores). The team was coached by Collin Tham from the English Language Center of STU; and Collin Tham also served as Judge in the tournament and as chair for all the 6 rounds. STU debate team was also qualified toparticipate in the upcoming grandfinal of National English Debate Competition in Beijing from 18thto 25thMay 2017