Barstow middle school debaters claimed more top spots than any other program in the first DEBATE-Kansas City Power Rankings of the 2017-2018 season.
Despite attending only three of the four available tournaments, Barstow’s 30 winners more than doubled the total of the next highest school.
Highlights include the top seven places in varsity wins, top four varsity speakers, top speaker in junior varsity and top two novice speakers. The full Power Rankings are available here. Congratulations to these members of the middle school debate team!
Middle School Novice Speakers: Simon Connor (first) Caroline Fry (second) Max Parr (eighth) Divya Dendi (tenth)
Middle School Novice Wins: Devarshi Desai (fourth) Geordie Waldman (fifth) Simon Connor (eighth) Andrew Lang (tenth) Caroline Fry (11th) Divya Dendi (12th) Meghan Coleman (14th)
Middle School JV Speakers: Maddie Bauman (first) Daniel Rauen (seventh)
Middle School JV Wins: Maddie Bauman (seventh) Izzy Fears (12th)
Middle School Varsity Speakers: Grayson marton (first) Christopher Ramsey (second) Isa Herrera (third) Kelsie Tucker (fourth) Ayushi Kothari (tenth)
Middle School Varsity Wins: Avisha Pandey (first) Ayushi Kothari (second) Isa Herrera (third) Kelsie Tucker (fourth) Meghana Gunapati (fifth) Neha Panicker (sixth) Sofia Gilchrist (seventh) Christopher Ramsey (ninth) Faizan Khalid (tenth) Grayson Martin (11th)