From Dr. Mooney and Mr. Berdnik:
The Debate Team competed in the Pennsylvania High School Speech League District 12 State Qualifier Tournament at St. Joseph’s Prep on Saturday. Tennent earned 2nd Place in Overall Sweepstakes. Nick Simila captured 1st Place and Ethan Knox 2nd Place in Lincoln-Douglas Debate. The team of Lars Midthassel and Juliana Whitley earned 1st Place in Policy Debate, and the team of Victoria Cannon and Justin Glass was 2nd in Policy Debate. The team of Sierra Marelia and Sofia Siravo was 1st in Public Forum Debate, and Ethan Baker was 2nd in Oral Interpretation of Poetry. Also competing at the State Tournament at Bloomsburg University in March are Olivia McLaughlin in Impromptu Speaking, John Campbell and George Slook in News Broadcasting, and Michela Allen in Student Congress.
Chris and I are hosting the Varsity Finals and National Qualifiers for the Philadelphia Catholic Forensic League (the league for which we both serve on the Executive Board) at Tennent this Saturday. We are also hosting the Valley Forge District National Qualifiers for the National Speech and Debate Association (the league for which Chris is a district committee member) at Tennent on Friday, March 8, through Sunday, March 10.
Thanks for your support of #TennentDebate!