Speech and Debate Competes at Churchill and University of Houston Tournaments

By Bernice Chen, Opinions Editor

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  • Debaters prepare for their next rounds. Photo courtesy of WHS Speech and Debate.

  • Partners Sruthi Ramaswamy '20 and Ridha Mirza '19 hold their trophies. Photo courtesy of WHS Speech and Debate.

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University of Houston
Varsity Policy (CX) Debate
Semi-Finalists: Vikas Burugu – Daniel Shi
Octo-Finalists:

Vineeth Bandi – Aaron Greisdorf
Shea Li Dombrowski – Hannah Liu

2nd Place Speaker Award: Vikas Burugu

Churchill
Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking
1st Place: Anurima Mummaneni
8th Place: Jeff Freeman
Quarter-Finalists:

Rishob Dasgupta
Clementine Larrouilh

Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking
1st Place: Emily Gao
2nd Place: Max Wolf
6th Place: Linette Page
Semi-Finalists: Sonny Stenson

Varsity Lincoln Douglas (LD) Debate
Semi-Finalists: Saavan Myneni
Quarter-Finalists:

Alice Zhang
Davina Le

Octo-Finalists:

Truman Le
Alex Lee

Double Octo-Finalists: Carson Wang

Varsity Public Forum (PF) Debate
Semi-Finalists: Ridha Mirza – Sruthi Ramaswamy
Octo-Finalists:

Frank Lai – Krishna Shamanna
Chinmay Pingale – Nathan Iyer
Raymond Sun – Pranav Kulkarni

3rd Place Speaker Award: Ridha Mirza