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Official 2016-2017 LD Topic List

1. Resolved: The United States ought to become party to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. 2. Resolved: The United States ought to limit qualified immunity for police officers. 3. Resolved: A just government ought to prioritize civil liberties over national security. 4. Resolved: The United States ought …

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Nina Potischman wins the Harrison RR

Congrats to Hunter College’s Nina Potischman for defeating Newark Science’s Amit Kukreja on a 2-1 decision (Erlanger*, Pregasen, Kalinoski) to win the 2016 Harrison RR. Semis: Hunter College NP def. Harrison KK (Kathryn Kenny) Newark Science AK def. Byram Hills PE (Paul Erlanger) Finals: Hunter College NP (Nina Potischman) def. …

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Penn RR Results

Congratulations to Penn RR Co-Champs: Millburn’s Wesley Hu and Lake Highland Prep’s Sreya Pinnamaneni. Sreya and Wesley won their pods with 6-2 and 7-1 ballot counts respectively. Also congrats to Byram Hills’s Paul Erlanger and Harrison’s Raffi Piliero for earning third and fourth place trophies respectively, both debaters had 5-3 …

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Valley’s Danielle Reyes Wins Harvard!

Congratulations to Valley’s Danielle Reyes for winning the 2016 Harvard Invitational. In finals, Danielle defeated Cambridge’s Oliver Sussman on a 2-1 decision (DeBois, Kim*, Stevens). Oliver is coached by Bob Overing and Mathew Pregasen, Danielle is coached by Isis Davis-Marks, Christian Tarsney, Leah Shapiro, and Dave McGinnis. Results: Triples (1) …

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Harvard Looking For Hired Judges

If you are interested in judging at the Harvard tournament this year (February 13th-15th), please send an email to: harvardhsdebate@gmail.com with the following information: Subject line: JUDGE FOR (event that you are interested in judging: CX, LD, PF, Congress) Name Email Cell Phone Number (and carrier, in case we need …

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Law Magnet’s Dino De La O takes University of Houston

Congratulations to Law Magnet’s Dino De La O for winning the University of Houston debate tournament! In finals, Dino defeated Plano East’s Aimun Khan on a 3-0 decision. Dino is coached by Kris Wright, Martin Sigalow, and Eric Melin. Aimun is coached by Shomik Ati, Jacob Koshak, and Dylan Cavanaugh. Full …

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Kingwood’s Reese Grayson Wins Churchill

Congratulations to Kingwood’s Reese Grayson for winning the 2016 Churchill Invitational! In finals, Reese defeated Westwood’s Saavan Nanavati. Reese is coached by Cathy Terrace, Andy Stubbs, Chris Vincent, and Audra Langston. Saavan is coached by Rodrigo Paramo and Sunay Nanavati.

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Newark’s Amit Kukreja wins Ridge

Congratulations to Newark’s Amit Kukreja and Milburn’s Wesley Hu for finaling at the 2015 Ridge Invitational. The final round was delayed. Amit defeated Wesley on a 3-0 decision (Rung, Almeida, Williams). Amit is coached by Chris Randall and Jonathan Alston. Wesley is coached by Nathan Cha, Samantha Hom, and Sam …

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Newark’s Amit Kukreja wins the Newark Round Robin

Congratulations to Newark Science’s Amit Kukreja for winning the 2016 Newark Round Robin! In finals, Amit debated Success Academy’s Sekou Cisse on a 5-0 decision (Cerf,Gosain,Rung,Boussayoud, Curry). Amit is coached by Chris Randall and Jonathan Alston. Sekou is coached by Joshua Wurzman, Chris Vincent, and Carolyn Lau. More information about …

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Scarsdale Closes out Princeton

Congratulations to Scarsdale’s Zack Gelles and Zoe Ewing on closing out finals of the 2015 Princeton Classic Debate Tournament. Both debaters are coached by Rahul Gosain, Joe Vaughan and Mark Gorthey. Full results can be found here: https://www.tabroom.com/index/tourn/results/ranked_list.mhtml?event_id=36447&tourn_id=4043

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Shivane Wins Bronx!

Congratulations to Mission San Jose’s Shivane Sabharwal for defeating Harrison’s Sarah Ryan on a 3-2 decision to win the 2015 New York City Invitational (Traber, Pregasen, Azbel, Horowitz*, Nebel*)! Shivane is coached by Michael Harris and Tom Kadie. Sarah is coached by Chetan Hertzig, Christian Quiroz and Marshall Thompson. Full …

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Newark’s Amit Kukreja Wins the Bronx Round Robin

Congratulations to Bronx Round Robin champion Amit Kukreja (9-3 in ballot count) and runner-up Achal Srinivasan (7-5 in ballot count). Amit Kukreja attends Newark Science High School and is coached by Jonathan Alston, Chris Randall and Dr. Tommy J. Curry. Achal attends Lexington High School and is coached by Sheryl …

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Grady’s Conor Downey Wins St. James!

Congratulations to Grady CD for defeating Holy Cross RS on a 3-0 in the final round of St. James. St. James is a finals bid to the TOC. Conor is coached by Lucas Bailey and Mario Herrera. Roshan is coached by Byron Arthur, Chris Vincent and Warren Johnson.

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