High School debate set for Friday at Three Rivers Community College

Norwich — The semifinal and championship round of the Dr. Grace Sawyer Jones Parliamentary Style Debate for Area High Schools of Eastern Connecticut will be held Friday at Three Rivers Community College, 574 New London Turnpike.

The teams will debate the theme: “Resolved: The Federal Minimum Wage should be Adjusted Annually Based on the Cost of Living.”

Teams from Bacon Academy, Marine Science Magnet High School of Southeastern Connecticut, New London High School, Norwich Free Academy, Plainfield High School and Three Rivers Middle College Magnet High School.

The semifinals are scheduled for 3:30 p.m., and the championships are scheduled for 6 p.m. at Three Rivers.

The Dr. Grace Sawyer Jones Debate for Area High Schools is free and open to the public and is being made possible through the following sponsors: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, Chelsea Groton Bank, Savings Institute Bank & Trust, CorePlus Credit Union, Norwich Public Utilities, Putnam Bank, Mohegan Sun and the Rotary Community Corps of Norwich.

For more information, contact Shiela Hayes at (919) 219-2529 or email sshsealinc@yahoo.com.

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