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Congratulations Debate Team

This past weekend, the Brooklyn Tech debate team dominated at the New York City Urban Debate League State Championship tournament at Bryant High School in Queens. For more info click headline.

In the novice division, six Tech teams advanced to the elimination rounds and two teams, Conor Sullivan and Amanda Zukas as well as Adam Konstantinovsky and Lauren Mitterway finished the preliminary rounds undefeated.  Amanda was the top ranked speaker of the tournament and Adam and Lauren have advanced all the way to the semifinals!

In the open division, 7 of the top 8 teams were from Tech and the teams of Hannah Ravenell and Solenne Wolfe, Veronica Campanie and Harrison Picallo, and Joanna Lao and Sadia Tarin all finished the preliminary rounds undefeated.  Sadia was the top ranked speaker of the tournament and Hannah and Solenne continued their winning ways all the way to the State title!

Congratulations to all of the Tech debaters that contributed to this amazing display, but the season isn’t over yet! Next weekend, Adam Abid and Ryo Nishikubo will be representing Tech at the National Urban Debate Chapionships at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.  Wish them luck!