Debate Update: Cornell Novice Nationals
February 8th-10th, the Vanderbilt Debate team traveled 14 students to Cornell for Novice Nationals. Vanderbilt teams competed against students from Cornell, as well as from Columbia, Duke, McGill, NYU, and Princeton, to name a few.
The team of Ancher Li and Yuhan Gao advanced to the quarterfinals of the novice division.
Yuhan Gao additionally won a second-place speaker award in the English as a Second Language category.
The Vanderbilt Debate team will be back in action over spring break, competing at Regis University in Denver.