Fourteen novice members of the Ladue Horton Watkins High School speech and debate team attended Parkway North High School’s Novice Debate Round Robin on Jan. 5, 2013. After only one day of practice following Winter Break, the students competed in six rounds of debate.
Congratulations to the following students who were recognized in the awards ceremony. Freshmen Renee Colby and Jackie Wong placed sixth in Policy Debate. In Lincoln-Douglas Debate three students were awarded medals: freshman Rasika Sant placed sixth; sophomore Tushar Raj earned fourth place, and freshman Huayu Gao received third place. Raj and Gao completed the tournament with a perfect 6-0 record.
The speech and debate team continues their season with the finals round of the Greater Saint Louis Speech League tournament on Jan. 18 and 19, 2013.