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Upper School Speech And Debate Team Perform Extremely Well At Liberty North Tournament

The upper school varsity speech and debate team traveled to Liberty North Friday and Saturday, Jan. 12-13, for one of the largest debate tournaments in the country.

Andrew Mouzin

The upper school varsity speech and debate team traveled to Liberty North Friday and Saturday, Jan. 18-19, for one of the largest debate tournaments in the country. The team performed extremely well, with one student named tournament champion; another announced as tournament runner-up; and several students breaking to semifinals and finals.

Congratulations to the following students:

Tournament Champion

  • Mulan Jiang - Congress

Tournament Runner-Up

  • Pallavi Jonnalagadda - United States Extemporaneous Speaking


Finalists

  • Congress - Nick Letts
  • Oratory - Kat Brown
  • International Extemporaneous Speaking - Shirom Makkad
  • Lincoln Douglas Debate - Kat Brown
  • Policy Debate - Adrian Castaner and Davis Miller


Semifinalists

  • Congress - Lily Jiang and Nichole Calvin
  • United States Extemporaneous Speaking - Zosia Czerwinski
  • Oratory - Charlie Doering-Powell
  • International Extemporaneous Speaking - Jackson Letts