Tsinghua English Debate Team Won First Prize in North China Regional Tournament of the National English Debating Competition

The 16th “FLTRP·Amazon Cup” National English Debating Competition (North China Regional Tournament) was held from June 7 to June 10, in China Foreign Affairs University. This year’s competition is organized by the Central Committee of the Communist Youth League, All-China Students Federation and Beijing Foreign Studies University. Representing Tsinghua University, Ye Jianjian from the School of Law and Shi Wen from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences stood out from 88 teams and won the first prize in the tournament, Ye Jianjian winning the Best Debater Award. They successfully broke into the National Finals of the debate competition to be held in July. Tsinghua was also awarded a Prize for Best Organization.

Professor Zhang Wenxia, Deputy Chair of the School Council of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, attended the regional grand final as the adjudicator. Zheng Wenbo, lecturer of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures led and coached the team.