Monday, February 6, 2017

The UHS Speech and Debate Team Does an Outstanding Job at Tournament!

UHS Speech and Debate Team Photo

The Unionville Speech and Debate team did an OUTSTANDING job at the Pennsbury Falcon Invitational Tournament this weekend. This tournament had over 600 students representing 65 schools from all over the east coast. Our results were as followed:

Team Awards:
Overall Speech Sweepstakes: 1st place
Overall Debate Sweepstakes: 2nd place

Ultimate Sweepstakes (cumulative from the last 3 years): 2nd place

Individual Awards:
Public Forum Debate:
Alex Wang/Amit Pampati- 1st place (UNDEFEATED Tournament Champions)
David Kinane/Jake Ryan- QuaterfinalistNoelle Lambert/ Gaurav Sett- Top 32
Evan Wang/Darshak Gadagkar- Top 32
Naman Razdan/ Catherine Odom- Top 32
Andrew Huang/ Kevin Liao- Top 32

Policy Debate:
David DeMarco/ Nick Yang- Octofinalist
Lincoln Douglas Debate
Damian Hunt- Semifinalist
Richard Shin- Octofinalist
Nick Taylor- Octofinalist

Student Congress:
Andrew Binder- Finalist; Top Presiding Officer

Extemporaneous Speaking:
Jack Odom- 2nd place
Ashwin Singh- 5th place
Arushi Sahay- 6th place

Original Oratory:
Anna Li- 3rd place
Ethan Pan- Semifinalist
Katelyn Tsai- Semifinalist

Anna Li- 1st place

Program Oral Interp:
Suchi Jain- 4th place

Poetry Interpretation:
Harini Peri- 2nd place

Prose Interpretation:
Suchi Jain- Semifinalist
Anna Li- Semifinalist

FIRE Award (given to the student who has the best overall in an interpretative AND rhetorical event)
Anna Li- 3rd place