Fine & Performing Arts Students

Speech & Debate Competes in Round Robin Debates

The team poses for a group photo.

The speech and debate team, the Talking Rams, competed in the Francis Howell North Events Round Robin and Troy Debate Round Robin this weekend. The team placed 3rd in events, 1st in debate, and 1st overall!

Tournament highlights…
– Swept 1st- 3rd in Novice Extemporaneous Speaking
– Swept 1st place in all three types of varsity debate
– Placed 1st in five of the six types of debate
– 4 debate entries were undefeated in the tournament


Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking
Fayzan Ali (10) – 6th place

Origina Oratory
Cassie Beisheim (10) – 3rd place
Sunny Lu (10) – 4th place

Radio Speaking
Levi Dyson (12) – 3rd place

Program Oral Interpretation
Jackson Bry (10) – 5th place
Sunny Lu (10) – 3rd place

Informative Speaking
Cindy Wang (10) – 1st place

Novice Extemporaneous Speaking
Gabe DiAntonio (09) – 1st place
Grace Hu (09) – 2nd place
Anna Reis (09) – 3rd place

Novice Original Oratory
Lauren Xie (09) – 4th place


Novice Lincoln-Douglas Debate
Anna Reis (09) – 1st place and undefeated

Novice Policy Debate
Gabe DiAntonio (09) and Grace Hu (09) – 2nd place and undefeated

Novice Public Forum Debate
Jake Gerardi (12) and Aidan Morley (12) – 1st place

Lincoln-Douglas Debate
Albert Liu (12) – 1st place and undefeated

Policy Debate
Sam Hiken (11) and Hale Masaki (11) – 1st place

Public Forum Debate
Levi Dyson (12) and Edward Wu (12) – 1st place and undefeated
Jackson Bry (10) and Sahana Raju (12) – 4th place