Friday, December 13, 2019

Dragon Debate Opens Season with Top Scores

Forty four schools from across the state met at Plano Sr. High for the first State Qualifying Tournament of the season.

The Dragon Debate Team upheld the winning tradition with great pride!  Senior, Davis Samuel, qualified for the National Individual Tournament of Champions in Dramatic Interpretation.

Receiving points toward the state meet were:

  • Djorn Patel – Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Debate – Top 8
  • Emma Lin – Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Debate – Top 16 
  • Kevin O’Brien – 1st in Congressional Debate 
  • Daniella Cohen – 2nd in Congressional Debate 
  • Ali Prasla – 3rd in Congressional Debate 
  • Hampton Sella – 9th in Congressional Debate 
  • Priyanka Suri – 10th in Congressional Debate 
  • Will Cook – 4th in Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking 
  • Azhair Hussain – 5th in Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Sam Bonham and Priyanka Reddy placed in the top 16 out of 60

Dragons brought home the 4th place sweepstakes award.

The team will compete this weekend at a national tournament, hosted by Grapevine High School.