Speech & Debate Team takes Home Wins and Head to Nationals

Congratulations to the Speech and Debate Team who took first place overall in Debate and 3rd place overall in Congress at the Brooklyn/Queens Grand Tournament on Saturday at MELS. The top placing students earned their qualification to the NCFL National Championships that will be held in Chicago this Memorial Day Weekend. It was a great effort by all the team members, the following students led the team and all qualified:
Gregory Jans and Elvis Soto: First Place in Public Forum Debate
Ian Baksh and Diego Espada: Second Place in Public Forum Debate
​(Both teams were the only undefeated entries in debate!)
Samantha Fernandes: Second Place in Lincoln Douglas Debate
Krystian Makocki: Fifth Place in Congressional Debate
Christian Wong: Sixth Place in Congressional Debate.