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Speech And Debate Team Earn Multiple Awards At Ray-Pec, Grandview Tournaments

The speech and debate team garnered several individual and sweepstakes awards at Ray-Pec and Grandview last weekend.

Andrew Mouzin

The speech and debate team garnered several individual and sweepstakes awards at Ray-Pec and Grandview last weekend. The team competes at the varsity North Kansas City tournament and the novice Park Hill South tournament Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16-17.

Team Awards
First Place - Varsity Debate Sweepstakes (Ray-Pec)
Second Place - Varsity Combined Sweepstakes (Ray-Pec)
Third Place - Varsity Individual Event Sweepstakes (Ray-Pec)
(Grandview does not give out sweepstakes awards)

Individual Awards

Tournament Champions
Jancyn Appel, Charlotte Henry, Jackson Letts, Nick Letts, Anoushka Makkad and Shirom Makkad - Public Forum Debate (Varsity)
Lilly Edwards and Jamila Snyder - Public Forum Debate (Novice) 
Jancyn Appel - United States Extemporaneous Speaking (Varsity)
Shirom Makkad - International Extemporaneous Speaking (Varsity)

Tournament Runner-Ups
Wynn Johnson and Ruth Holliday - Policy Debate (Novice)
Gus Erdman - International Extemporaneous Speaking (Varsity)

Finalists

Public Forum Debate
Varsity - Gus Erdman, Maggie Johnston, Dasha McDonald, Gina Singh, Piper Toney and Darwin Torrance
Novice - Mary Abou Jawde and Naina Singh

Lincoln Douglas Debate
Novice - Nieko Gardner

Policy Debate
Novice - Salil Chandramohan, Ryan Lee, Henry Ruland and P. Henry Whalen

United States Extemporaneous Speaking
Varsity - Zosia Czerwinski

International Extemporaneous Speaking
Varsity - Gus Erdman and Jackson Letts

Oratory
Varsity - Lauren Lee and Gina Singh

Informative Speaking
Varsity - Zoe Ganter and Zara Johnson

Congress
Varsity - Dasha McDonald