Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Carroll Debaters Compete At Longhorn Classic

The Carroll Dragons took fifth place in speech and debate during the University of Texas Longhorn Debate Classic held in Austin recently. A total of 114 schools and more than 1,000 students competed at  the meet, which is the largest high school tournament in Texas.

Carroll was well represented by the following:

Arvind Venkataraman – 1st in Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking; Top 16 in Public Forum Debate; and earned a Tournaments of Champions bid at Northwestern University

Jessica Nadalin- 2nd in Dramatic Interpretation; Semi-finalist in Prose; and earned a Tournaments of Champions bid for St. Mary’s University in May

Paul Samuel – 3rd in Congressional Debate; and a Tournament of Champions bid to the University of Kentucky in May

Kevin O’Brien- 8th in US Extemporaneous Speaking and a bid to the Tournament of Champions at Northwestern University

Patrick Graham- 8th in Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Bonnie Song-10th in Junior Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Adam Marshall – Semi-finalist in Dramatic Interpretation and received a bid to the Tournament of Champions at St. Mary’s University

Nick Lowrimore – Semi-finalist in US Extemporaneous Speaking, and received a bid to Northwestern University

Tim Dominguez- Semi-finalist in US Extemporaneous Speaking, and received bid to Northwestern University

Sean Armas – Semi-finalist in Poetry Interpretation

The Dragons are coached by Diane Forbes.