Debate Posts Wins in Weekend Tournament

Competing over Halloween weekend dressed as characters from "Avatar: The Last Airbender," the upper school debate team used its powers to earn awards at the Iowa Caucus virtual tournament.
Seniors Phoebe Brous and Rishi Malay lead the way for the debate team's successful weekend, winning  their quarterfinal debate and earning a bid to the Tournament of Champions. Brous and Malay finished third  overall.

In the novice division, the team took three of the four top spots. Lia Adams and Liane Bdair finished second overall and won speaker awards. 

Varsity Speaker Awards: 
Rishi Malay: 3rd place
Phoebe Brous: 4th place

Lia Adams, Liane Bdair: 2nd place
Ava Levine, Connor Lucido: 3rd place
Sunny Gandhari, Matthew Gill: 4th

Novice Speaker Awards: 
Connor Lucido: 3rd place
Liane Bdair: 4th place
Lia Adams: 5th place
    • Debate team as the cast of "Avatar: The Last Airbender"

    • Debate team Halloween costumes