Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Speech & Debate Students Qualify for State Tournament

The Carroll ISD Speech & Debate team wrapped up the local tournament season last weekend. A total of 38 students qualified for the state tournament that will take place next month on Zoom, and several of those have also qualified at the national level.

Anbu Subramanian/Nikhil Reddy received 5 TOC bids after reaching elimination rounds at multiple national tournaments and winning the University of Florida’s annual tournament.

Pranav Kaginele was invited to multiple round robin tournaments this season and received 2 TOC bids.

Sydney Fraser received 2 TOC bids in her first season with the team and managed to do so in only 3 attempts.

Katy Lin has accumulated 6 TOC bids this season and qualified for the third consecutive year. She is currently the second ranked congressional debater in Texas and third in the nation.

The following students have also qualified for the Texas Forensics Association state tournament:

  • Darasimi Adeyemo
  • Aaron Ahmed
  • Arman Amin
  • Rishik Bethi
  • Eesha Bethi
  • Arnav Bhatia
  • Aarin Bindlish
  • Patrick Bonham
  • Ian Bonham
  • Neha Boyapati
  • Cristina Capriglione
  • Saaketh Chennaiahg
  • Haley Chokshi
  • Samhith Dharani
  • Catherine Doherty
  • Adramy Fall
  • Surina Kishinchandani
  • Mehdi Kizilbash
  • Aakash Kurapati
  • Paul Kuriakose
  • Katy Lin
  • Aamir Mohsin
  • Bart Musser
  • Nitya Nadella
  • Monil Parekh
  • Enya Pinjani
  • Shriya Punreddy
  • Aarush Sathu
  • Olivia Schlamp
  • Sanjay Shori
  • Omeed Siadati
  • Jack Sibbett
  • Eesha Suri
  • Darya Tadlaoui