On Saturday, November 21st, one hundred and fifty nine debaters from fifteen Connecticut schools debated the motion:
This House would establish a program to revive extinct species and re-introduce them into the environment.
Thank you to TJ Noel-Sullivan and the Classical Magnet School in Hartford for hosting the CT Middle School Debate League’s largest tournament to date.
Thank you to all of our judges, including fourteen college and high school debaters from six schools.
Earning spots in the final round after three rounds of debate were two Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts teams. Aiden Gillies, Anni Ciarcia and Gavin Anderson took first place. Samantha Acosta and Weimy Montero finished second. Ruth Mercedes, Meredith Macey and Phoebe Kurth from St. Luke’s School placed third.
Amelie Warneryd from St. Luke’s School earned the top speaker award. Deidre Chill from Westfield Academy placed second and Wendy Zhang from Amity Middle School was third.
Thank you to the English Speaking Union, Greenwich Branch, for sponsoring the League.
You can access the tournament tabroom website at CTMSDL November Tournament . Full results for the tournament may be found there, or you may download them her:
Our next tournament will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Eastern Middle School in Riverside. The snow date is January 30th. We’ll release the motion by December 12th.
Please contact us at email@example.com with questions and suggestions or if you are missing any ballots.