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Tarpon Students Participate in The Great Debate

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On October 21, four Tarpon students participated in The Great Debate to determine which students would move on to compete with students from other SPC campuses. The debate topic was whether or not GMO labels should be a requirement on food products. Two students argued per side to an audience in the Leepa-Rattner museum’s interactive gallery. Faculty members graciously served as judges during the debate, and the audience was able to sample some GMO and GMO-free snacks. Jonathan Henkel, who argued for GMO labeling, took first place. Runner up Ryan Cocks argued against product labeling. In the end, all four participants were awarded with some SPC gear for their outstanding performance.

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