The Connecticut Middle School Debate League held another successful tournament at Middlebrook School in Wilton, One-hundred sixty-six students from 17 schools debated the motion:
This House would eliminate life without the possibility of parole sentences for all adults.
Proposition prevailed in 55% of the rounds.
The team of Concordia Zito, Laney Goral, and Aiden Gilles from the CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts repeated their December performance, winning the Final Round on Opposition.
The full results are:
Results may also be found on tabroom.com under the entry for the tournament.
Thanks go to Middlebrook Coaches Michael Panoli and Michael Wallace and the Wilton High School debaters and parents who helped out and judged; the English Speaking Union, Greenwich Branch for sponsoring us and their Vice President Robert Whitby for judging; our amazing judges including 18 high school and college students; and all of the coaches and parents whose hard work and support allow Middle Schoolers in Connecticut to debate competitively.
Our next tournament will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Eastern Middle School in Riverside, Greenwich, CT. The motion will be released by the end of February.
If you have any comments or questions, please email us.