Debaters receive record number of bids to TOC

After the most recent tournaments, the debate team earned a total of 33 bids to the Tournament of Champions, an invitation only- national debate tournament. Five Lincoln-Douglas debaters competed in the annual Glenbrooks Speech and Debate Tournament on Nov. 17-19 in Northbrook, IL. Jaya Nayar ’20 finished second overall, making it to the finals. Samantha […]

Debaters attend summer program

More than 300 Lincoln Douglas, Policy and Parliamentary debaters attended the third annual International Summer Debate Program this summer. Over the course of the seven-week program, debaters from over eight countries, ranging from beginner to varsity levels, spent their time reading, writing, researching and participating in mock debates. They were also given the opportunity to […]

Harker debater wins tournament hosted at upper school

Many of the top debaters in the country competed at a national Lincoln-Douglas tournament hosted by Harvard-Westlake that concluded Monday night at the Courtyard Sherman Oaks. Pranav Reddy from Harker School in San Jose won the tournament, Cameron Cohen ’16 was named third speaker and Nick Steele ’16 was named seventh speaker. The event began […]

Upper school hosts national debate challenge

Many of the top debaters in the country gathered today on the upper school campus at a national Lincoln-Douglas tournament hosted by Harvard-Westlake. The event began with a small pre-tournament round robin called the Debate.LA Challenge. The larger tournament will begin on Saturday and conclude on Jan. 5 at the Courtyard Sherman Oaks where the […]