Cheshni Jeena (Grade 12) represented South Africa at the Heart of Europe Debating tournament in Olomouc, Czech Republic in July. There were about 26 teams from countries all around the world participating at the tournament. The South African A1 team won the tournament and Cheshni ranked in the Top 15 in the tournament (14th place). It was an unbelievable experience for Cheshni which helped improve her debating skills, taught her various life lessons and afforded amazing memories.

She also participated in the Provincial Debating championships in June. The Durban Coastal Debating League 1 team reached the finals. Cheshni was selected to represent KZN at the national Debating competition being held in Cape Town.