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Millburn’s Wesley Hu takes Newark

Congratulations to Millburn’s Wesley Hu and Harrison’s Raffi Piliero on making it to finals of the 2016 Newark Invitational. Wesley defeated Raffi on a 5-0 decision (Beretay, Tariq, Mendes, Fakorede, Kukreja). Raffi is coached by Chetan Hertzig, Marshall Thompson,  and Christian Quiroz while Wesley is coached by Nathan Cha, Samantha Hom, and …

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Penn Round Robin PF Application Due Jan 11th

Hey all! Penn For Youth Debate (PFYD) is excited to announce that applications for the Public Forum Round Robin are live! We encourage you to apply to enjoy national level competition and top notch amenities. The Round Robin will be held the day before the Liberty Bell Classic (February 12 …

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Registration is Open for NSD LD 2016!

The National Symposium for Debate is pleased to open registration for our LD sessions in the summer of 2016. This summer, NSD brings you a slate of new camp offerings. Our traditional main session will now be our Flagship institute. It will feature a new three week curriculum, and will be …

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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 2015 Byram Hills Round Robin

Congratulations to Newark’s Amit Kukreja and Scarsdale’s David Wang for finaling at the 2015 Byram Hills Round Robin. The final round was delayed. Amit defeated David on a 3-0 decision (Page, Halverson, Stafford). Amit is coached by Chris Randall and Jonathan Alston. David is coached by Daiya Massac, Amos Jeng, …

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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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Lake Highland’s Neal Kapoor wins the Sunvite Round Robin

Congratulations to Lake Highland’s Neal Kapoor and Cypress Bay’s Jake Steirn for making it to finals of the Sunvitational Round Robin. Neal defeated Jake on a 5-0  decision (Evnen, Castillo, Li, Jeng, Student Vote [Ronkin*]). Neal is coached by  George Clemens, Terrence Lonam, Martin Sigalow, Becca Traber, Joseph Millman, Fred Ditzian, …

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Valley’s Gilbert and Scarsdale’s Zipursky final at Blake

Minneapolis, MN – Valley’s Trent Gilbert and Scarsdale’s Gillian Zipursky have made it to the final round of the 2015 Edie Holiday Debate Tournament hosted by The Blake School. Due to travel constraints, the final round was not held, so Gilbert and Zipursky emerge as co-champions. Trent is coached by …

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Strake’s Sean McCormick takes the Strake Round Robin

Congratulations to Strake Jesuit’s Sean McCormick and Clements’ Felix Tan for making it to finals of the Strake Jesuit Round Robin. Sean defeated Felix on a 2-1 decision (Yerneni, Vincent, Evnen*). Sean is coached by Jerry Crist while Felix is coached by Renita Johnson.

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Clements’ Felix Tan Wins the Strake Jesuit Debate Tournament

Congratulations to Clements’ Felix Tan and Woodlands College Park’s Venkatesh Muppaneni for making it to finals of the Strake Jesuit Debate Tournament. Felix defeated Venkatesh on 2-1 decision (Wright, Sullivan*, Yoakum).  Venkatesh is coached by Kathy Cook and Felix is coached by Renita Johnson.   Here are the full results …

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Strake Round Robin Field Announced

The following students will be competing at the First Strake Jesuit Round Robin: Cedar Park – Morgan Grosch Clements Independent – Felix Tan Cy-Fair – Cameron McConway Dulles – Nolan Burdett Kinkaid – Jason Yang Law Magnet – Dino De La O Liberty Christian – Breann Smith Montgomery – Whitley …

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Millard North’s Grant Brown wins Dowling

West Des Moinea, Iowa – Grant Brown of Millard North High School defeated Trent Gilbert of Valley High School to win the 2015 Dowling Paradigm in varsity LD. Grant is coached by Lauren Burdt and Aarron Schurevich. Trent is coached by Christian Tarsney, Leah Shapiro, Isis Davis-Marks and Dave McGinnis. …

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Ashish Wadhwani wins Isidore Newman

Congratulations to Benjamin Franklin’s Sean Fahey and Sugar Land Independent’s (Dulles) Ashish Wadhwani for reaching finals of the 2015 Isidore Newman Invitational. Ashish defeated Sean on a 3-2 decision (Randall*, Vincent, Klueffner, Lonam*, Beard). Sean is coached by Adam Tomasi and Jon Melancon and Ashish is coached by Sarah Cleveland, Rodrigo Paramo, John …

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