Monday, March 20, 2017

UHS Speech and Debate Team States Results

This weekend, over 700 students from 100 schools across the state of Pennsylvania competed in the Pennsylvania High School Speech League State Championship at Bloomsburg University.

UHS had four students get 1st place in their event and take the title of reigning State Champions! Individual results were as followed:

Policy Debate: 
David DeMarco/Nick Yang- 1st place (State Champions- Undefeated)
Natalie Kelly/Jessica Liu- Quarterfinalists

Public Forum Debate: 
Noelle Lambert/Gaurav Sett- Quarterfinalists

Lincoln Douglas Debate: 
Damian Hunt- Quaterfinalist

Student Congress:
Andrew Binder- 1st place in Senate (State Champion)
David Kinane- 7th place in House
Dev Singh- Top Presiding Officer

Extemporaneous Speaking:
Jack Odom- 1st place (State Champion)
Ashwin Singh- Semifinalist

Extemp Commentary: 
Adarsh Gadagkar- Semifinalist

Prose Interpretation: 
Suchi Jain- 2nd place

Persuasive Speaking:
Anna Li- 4th place

Radio Announcing: 
Andrew Huang- Quarterfinalist

In addition, our team won 3rd place for Overall Tournament Sweepstakes. Please join me in congratulating them on a job extremely well done.