The Public Forum Debate topic for the 2018 NCFL Grand National Tournament is Resolved: Municipalities in the United States ought to be able to declare themselves “sanctuary cities”. http://ncflnationals.org/NCFL2018/index.html
Congratulations to The Blake School’s Eva Motolinia & Thomas Gill for winning the 2018 Public Forum Team of Excellence Award. Learn more about debate awards here.
Congratulations to Greenhill’s Shruthi Krishnan for winning the 2018 National Debate Coaches Association National Championship. In finals, Shruthi defeated Harvard-Westlake’s Spencer Paul on a 3-0 decision (Yamout, Williams, Jordan). Congratulations to Shruthi for also being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here. Photo Credits: Global Debate Symposium.
Congratulations to The Altamont School’s David Zell & Isabel Coleman for winning the 2018 National Debate Coaches Association National Championship. In finals, David and Isabel defeated The Blake School’s Nicolas Barra & Morgan Swigert on a 3-0 decision (Ave, Nutt, Rydalch). Congratulations to David for also being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be […]
Congratulations to Newark Science’s Brianna Aaron for winning the 2018 Dukes & Bailey Cup. The Dukes and Bailey Cup is given annually to the Lincoln Douglas debater attending the NDCA National Tournament who has accumulated the highest qualifying point total in his or her top five tournament placements during the year. NDCA qualifying points are […]
Congratulations to Cambridge Rindge & Latin’s Andrew Garber for winning the 2018 UPenn LD Round Robin! In finals, Andrew defeated Hunter College’s Michael Ning on a 3-0 decision (Saxena, Quiroz, Zhou). Congratulations to Dallastown’s Nevin Gara for being top speaker! Full results and pairings can be found here. Photo Credits: Bob Overing.
Raffi Piliero debated for Harrison High School for 4 years, clearing at the TOC twice, and finishing as bid leader his senior year. He also won several national tournaments and several top speaker awards, and now debates for Georgetown University. Introduction: One of the first things that even the youngest of debaters realize upon giving […]
The Lincoln-Douglas Debate topic for the 2018 NCFL Grand National Tournament is Resolved: Bystanders have a moral obligation to act in the face of injustice. http://www.ncflnationals.org/NCFL2018/index.html
Congragulations to the following teams for receiving at large bids to the 2018 Tournament of Champions in Gold Public Forum Debate: Acton-Boxborough Margolien/Rangan Blake School Johnson/Wu Blake School Gill/Motolinia Campbell Hall Seldon/Stone Corona Del Sol Jiang/Frazey Cypress Bay Norman/Kaner Dalton School Cuello-Wolffe/Gormley Edina Santoni/Paradis Fairmont Preparatory Singh/Ismail Henry M. Gunn Kohrman/Balakrishnan Horace Mann Raab/Feiner Lake […]
Congratulations to the following students for receiving an at-large bid to the 2018 Tournament of Champions in Lincoln-Douglas Debate: American Heritage Boca’s Abhilash Datti Cambridge Rindge and Latin’s Martino Boni Beadle Edgemont’s Mina Lee Greenhill’s Brian Zhou Harvard-Westlake’s Spencer Klink Katy Taylor’s Amber Wang Lynbrook’s Chris Wang Quarry Lane School’s Saianurag Karavadi Strake Jesuit’s Drew […]