AZ Nationals Results

After an amazing National Forensic League national tournament in Indianapolis, we have the following results to report:

William McDonald from Brophy College Prep won the National Championship in United States Extemporaneous.

Austin Kennedy from Desert Vista won the National Championship in Expository Speaking.

Alexa Curran from Mesquite was National Runner Up in Dramatic Interpretation.

Kohinoor Gill from Desert Vista placed 5th in International Extemporaneous.

Andy McCoy from Brophy was the 7th place Policy Debate Speaker, and the team of McCoy/Singh placed 9th in Policy Debate.

In Congressional Debate, Noah Wuerfel from Chandler Prep was National Runner up in the House. Michael Ippolito of Mesquite placed 3rd in the Senate, and Joe Russell of Brophy placed 6th in the House.  Martin Lawrence of Chandler Prep and Alison Brown and Katie Giel of Desert Vista reached the Congress semifinals.

In addition, AZ had a plethora of outround participants. Full results will be discussed at the FLA Coaches Convention in the fall.

Congratulations students and coaches!

Debate TOC Qualifying Tournaments

The following Arizona Tournaments have been designated as Debate Tournament of Champions Qualifiers for 2012-2013:

Southwest Speech and Debate Institute Tournament:

Congressional Debate – Top 6

Lincoln-Douglas – Finals

Arizona State University Southwest Championships:

Congressional Debate – Top 6

Public Forum – Quarterfinals

Policy Debate – Finals