Ari Davidson Wins St. Marks

Congratulations to Harvard Westlake’s Ari Davidson for winning The Heart of Texas Invitational. In finals, Ari defeated Greenhill’s Anna Meyers on a 2-1 decision (Berdugo, Bankey, Morrow*). Congratulations to Anderson’s Sesh Joe for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.


Lindsey Perlman and Julia Wu Close Out Bronx

Congratulations to Byram Hills’ Lindsey Perlman and Lake Highland Prep’s Julia Wu from for closing out the 2018 New York City Invitational Debate and Speech Tournament at Bronx Science. In semifinals, Julia Wu defeated Santa Monica’s Rex Evans on a 3-0 decision (Chippada, Gorthey, Zhou) and Lindsey Perlman defeated Walt Whitman’s Benjamin Waldman on a 3-0 decision […]


Rex Evans Wins Voices

Congratulations to Santa Monica’s Rex Evans for winning the 2018 Presentation Voices Invitational. In finals, Rex defeated Mountain View’s Varun Paranjpe on a 3-0 decision (Dosch, Santos, Vepa). Congratulations to Varun for also being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.


The Importance of Being Inclusive by David McKay

David McKay Director, Voices Foundation   My son John was passionate about high school debate, feeling it was (in his words) “the most valuable activity a high school student can partake in”.  During his freshman year at college, he became chagrined with what he saw as “…[financial] barriers preventing individuals from fully actualizing their desire […]