Debaters participate in annual Tournament of Champions

Four members of the debate team reached elimination rounds at the Tournament of Champions in Lexington, Kentucky, on April 27-29. Jaya Nayar ’20, Alexandra Mork ’20, Spencer Paul ’19 and Indu Pandey ’18 all cleared to elimination rounds, each with a record of four wins out of six preliminary debates. Nayar, Mork and Paul reached […]

Debaters travel to national championships

Debaters travel to national championships

Five qualified Harvard-Westlake debaters will be attending the 45th Annual Tournament of Champions in Kentucky April 30-May 2. “All of our success this season, and even at our postseason championship tournaments, are all due to a strong team effort,” Head of Debate Mike Bietz said. “Certainly all of the individual debaters work exceptionally hard. Many […]

Debater reaches octofinals at national tournament

By Susan Wang The debate team competed in the Tournament of Champions, a prestigious annual tournament during the first weekend of May, at the University of Kentucky last weekend. Jake Sonnenberg ’11 advanced the farthest, reaching the octafinals where he competed in elimination rounds with 15 other students. Ben Sprung-Keyser ’11 and Michelle Choi ’12 each won at least five out […]