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Praise in the press: Doon featured in the Economic Times, 2nd November 2014

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Posted on : November 4, 2014

‘How India’s renowned Doon School is embracing change to retain its exclusivity’.
Dosco in top 5 at the IISPSC 2014( International Independent Schools’ Public Speaking Championships) in Hong Kong 2014
This year the competition was hosted by the Rennaisance School Hong Kong from 6th to 21st October .The Doon School sent a team of four students. Amol Pajni and Nihal Singh Mann represented the school in the parliamentary debates and gave good performance in every round, and they participated in the persuasive speeches and interpretive reading categories. Tejveer Kohli participated in the persuasive speaking, interpretive reading and extempore speaking categories. Smrithi Nair represented school in interpretive reading, extempore speech and persuasive speaking categories. She qualified for the finals and gave a brilliant performance in every round . She was ranked 4th in the interpretive reading category and this is commendable as she was participating in an event that had over one hundred participants and she made it to the top sixteen. Her rank was an overall rank among all the participants from over thirty schools across the globe.
Below is a list of participating schools that were from Canada, U.S.A, Bermuda, Australia , U.K and Hong Kong.

  • Appleby College
  • Ashbury College
  • Balmoral Hall School
  • Branksome Hall School
  • Buckingham, Browne & Nichols
  • Collingwood School
  • Crofton House
  • Gray Academy
  • Hotchkiss School
  • Kingswood Oxford School
  • Learning Leaders (Shanghai American School)
  • Moreton Bay Boys College
  • Reading Blue Coat School
  • St George’s School
  • St. Andrew’s College
  • St. Clement’s School
  • St. John’s-Ravenscourt School
  • St Columba’s School
  • Strathcona- Tweedsmuir School
  • The Bermuda High School
  • The Bishop Strachan School
  • The Country Day School
  • The Doon School
  • The Roxbury Latin School
  • Salstus Grammar school
  • University of Toronto Schools
  • Vivek High School
  • West Point Grey Academy
  • Winsor
  • York House School
  • South Island School, HongKong
  • Renaissance College