Talking Rams Compete in Parkway Classic

The speech and debate team competed in the Parkway Classic hosted by Parkway West this past weekend. The team took 4th place overall!

Please congratulate the team members listed below on their individual accomplishments!

Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking
Hale Masaki (11) – 3rd place

International Extemporaneous Speaking
Olivia Liu (11) – 4th place
Fayzan Ali (10) – Semifinalist

Novice Extemporaneous Speaking
Grace Hu (9) – 1st place

 

 

 

 

 

Jay Singh (9) – 2nd place
Gabe DiAntonio (9) – 3rd place
Anna Demkovitch (9) – Semifinalist

Original Oratory
Olivia Liu (11) – 4th place
Cassie Beisheim (10) – 5th place
Sunny Lu (10) – 6th place

Novice Original Oratory
Diora Ton (9) – 4th place
Athena Vinch (9) – Semifinalist

Humorous Interpretation
Phani Chintakunta (10) – 7th place

Duo Interpretation
Hale Masaki (11) and Joel Willick (11) – 3rd place

Program Oral Interpretation
Sunny Lu (10) – 6th place

Novice Prose/Poetry Reading
Ethan Willick (09) – Semifinalist

Congressional Debate
Levi Dyson (12) – 2nd place
Shaun Carr (12) – Finalist
Edward Wu (12) – Finalist

Policy Debate
Hale Masaki (11) and Olivia Liu (11) – Quarterfinalists

Novice Policy Debate
Gabe DiAntonio (9) and Likith Siddabathula (9) – 1st place
**Undefeated in the tournament — a perfect 7-0 record!

 

 

 

 

 

Public Forum Debate
Donovon Moore (11) and Connor Ross (11) – Quarterfinalists

Novice Public Forum Debate
Ari Gottesman (9) and William Xie (9) – 1st place
**Undefeated in the tournament — a perfect 7-0 record!

 

 

 

 

 

Ashna Chali (9) and Athena Vinch (9) – Quarterfinalists