Debate Coaches Invitational Results

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This weekend, the Blue Valley North debate team had a strong showing at the prestigious Debate Coaches Invitational tournament. There were two teams in the top ten as well as individual speaker awards. Seniors Vijay Ramasamy and Molly Lindsey won five rounds and placed 5th place. Seniors David Khalif and Ram Sivakumar also won five rounds and placed 9th place. Ramasamy and Senior Sophie Jerwick also earned speaker awards: 3rd best speaker and 4th best speaker respectively.

North also had two teams that were extremely close to placing in the top 10. Seniors Clayton Covington and Cheyenne Ernst won 4 rounds, which was one round away from being in the top 10. Senior Sophie Jerwick and Sophomore Grace Kiersznowski also won 4 rounds and placed 12th place overall.

Their next tournament is State in Derby, KS.

Note: Ram Sivakumar and Vijay Ramasamy are on the newspaper staff.