No Debate About It
Nov 15, 2013 03:35PM
● By tina
Southlake Carroll Dragon Debate Team Continues Winning Streak
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Submitted by Barbara Cohen
Senior Daniella Cohen was invited to the first major national Congressional Debate Round Robin of the year at the University of Florida. The Blue Key Debate Society invited the top 16 debaters in the country to compete, and Daniella won the honor of ranking 1st in the nation in Congressional Debate.
After the Round Robin event, Daniella competed in the tournament that included more than 230 student participants from around the country. Once again, she took top honors in first place.
While Daniella was proudly representing the Dragon tradition in Florida, her teammates were also sweeping numerous awards back home in Texas at the Naaman Forest Speech Tournament in Garland. Dragon Debate took 3rd place sweepstakes. Contributing to the team’s success were:
Djorn Patel - 1st in Varsity LD
David Jenkin - 1st in Novice LD
Adhi Subharamanian & Alex Federic - 2nd in Public Forum Debate
Joseph DePumpo - 1st I Congressional Debate
Priyanka Sur - 2nd in Congress
Azhar Hussain - 4th in Congress
Kevin O’Brie - 5th in Congress & 1st
Ali Prasla - 6 in Congress & 2thnd
Annequah Naeem - 4th in Foreign Extemp
Marshall Richardso - 5th in U.S. Extemp
Phillip Sella - 3rd in U.S. Extemp & Congressional finalist
Mafaaz Tanzeem - 5th in Foreign Extemp
Fatima Zuberi - Congressional finalist
The Dragon Forensics team’s next major national competition will be at the Chicago Glenbrooks during Thanksgiving break.
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