Novice Speakers, Seasoned Debaters Compete

Posted: October 28, 2015

Our speech and debaters were put into action the last weekend in October.

Freshmen began their competitive speaking careers at the Central Forensic League's (CFL) Novice Tournament on October 24 at Christopher High School in Gilroy. Eighteen students competed, six placed in their events.

Novice Results

Expository Speaking

Ronan MacRunnels 2nd
Kevin Schmidek 5th
Ryan Chen 6th


Original Oratory

Andrew Tran 1st
Kevin Gottlieb 2nd
Burkeley Wallwork 3rd


The Bellarmine debate team, 43 members strong, competed at Milpitas High School on October 25. Six teams went undefeated (4-0).

Results

Policy Debate

Nikhil Rajavasireddy & Bryant Cong
Grant Nilson & Miguel Fiandeiro
Tharun Shiju & Joel Joseph

Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Alec Vandenberg
Brandon Chow
Phillip Zehnder

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