Umer Waqas, an A Level students of The City School Iqbal Campus, Sialkot competed against 24 university contestants and attained a second position in the GREAT DEBATE organised by the British High Commission. The debate was an expression of the celebration of 70 successful years of academic connections between Pakistan and Britain. He was greatly appreciated by the Guest of Honours including Ambassador of British High Commission, Ambassador of United Nation and European Union for his extraordinary knowledge and debating skills. He was awarded a merit certificate, silver medal, trophy and cash prize of rupees two hundred thousand as an acknowledgement. Umer is an outstanding student who managed a remarkable results in GCE O Level examinations and is now a student of Purdue University, US.