School hosts national debate tournament

Harvard-Westlake hosted a national debate tournament during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Debaters from all over the country participated in six divisions, including Middle School Parliament, Novice and Varsity Lincoln Douglas, World Schools, Debate LA Round Robin and Policy. Students from the host school were only allowed to compete in World Schools and the round robin. […]

Debate team leads national standings

Debate team leads national standings

Debaters started off the season with wins at multiple national competitions. Thirteen students attended the Greenhill Fall Classic from Sept. 15 to Sept. 18. Evan Engel ’17, Connor Engel ’17, Jake Davidson ’19 and Indu Pandey ’18 participated in the Lincoln-Douglas division, in which debaters compete one-on-one. Connor Engel, Evan Engel and Pandey won qualifying […]

Junior named to national debate team

Liz Yount ’17 was named to the 2015-2016 USA Debate team on Tuesday and is looking forward to the upcoming season, she said. Nine high school students from across the country made the team after enduring a three-step application process. They had to submit a series of personal and persuasive essays defending suggested perspectives as […]