Debate Update: University of Rochester British Parliamentary Tournament
The debate team last weekend traveled to the University of Rochester British Parliamentary Tournament. Competing against teams from Bard, Cornell, and other Northeastern schools, including from Canada, the team finished with 8 awards. They include:
Varsity Semi-finalists—Will Newell and Scott Phillips
Varsity Octofinalists—Sael Soni and Erich Remiker
Novice Finalists—Aggie Moisio and Ancher Li
Novice Semi-finalists—Nancy Yuan and Binyamin Wincelberg
Aggie Moisio and Ancher Li won speaker awards in the English as a Second Language category. Will Newell and Sael Soni won speaker awards as novices, but cleared with their teammates into varsity elimination rounds.
The debate team will be off to Cornell from February 8-10 to compete at BP Novice Nationals and the Cornell Varsity Tournament.