Debaters triumph in Yale Invitational

By Spencer Gisser

Nick Pritzker ‘€™12 and Nika Madyoon ‘€™12 participated in national debate finals at Yale University. In earlier rounds, the two placed in the top 10 percent of competing junior varsity debaters. Pritzker and Madyoon made it to the double-octafinals.

The team’s 11 representatives, including five junior varsity and six varsity debaters, took part in the 320-person tournament.

Pritzker and Madyoon were the team’s only members to obtain a high ranking in any division of the tournament, Madyoon said. The tournament was the first in which Madyoon has participated.