Student Achievements at International and Local Debate Championships

HAEF Students Earn International Recognition at Eurasian Schools Debating Championship 2019

The annual Eurasian Schools Debating Championship 2019 was held at Robert College in Constantinople from January 20 to January 25, 2019.  At total of 100 speakers representing 11 nations entered the competition. 

Two College students, members of the Hellenic-American Educational Foundation’s Forensics Club, took part in the event as members of Greece’s Mission.  Ariana Linara (IB2) and Ioanna Zervaki (IB1) qualified for the quarter-finals and ranked among the top 20 speakers, an exceptional distinction for our School and for Greek student debating.

Student Achievement at Moraitis Debate & Impromptu Cup 2019

The Moraitis Debate & Impromptu Cup 2019, held on Friday, 18th and Saturday, 19th of January, saw the participation of 72 teams (144 speakers) from schools around Athens and Thessaloniki.


HAEF was represented by 28 students from all its school units.  Congratulations to all the students for their participation, and particularly to those below who earned important distinctions in this competition:

Winning Team: Giorgos Aravosis (AC grade 12) & Mandy Alevra (ΙΒ1)

Best SpeakerGiorgos Aravosis (AC grade 12)

Top 10 SpeakerMandy Alevra (ΙΒ1)  

Impromptu Speaking Finalist: Giorgos Aravosis (AC grade 12)