William Tennent Coed Varsity Debate

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A NATIONAL DEBATE

FROM Mr. Berdnik & Dr. Mooney: Dear #TennentDebate Fans:   I am pleased to share that yesterday junior Nick Simila won the Northeast Qualifier of the Ronald Reagan Great Communicator Debate Series at Chaminade HS, in Mineola, NY (Long Island).  The 2019 regional competition topic was “RESOLVED: Convicted felons who have completed their sentence should

A Sit Down Debate

From Dr. Mooney and Mr. Berdnik: Tennent hosted the Philadelphia Catholic Forensic League Banquet on Thursday evening.  Special thanks to Mrs. Farre and Mrs. Cruz for beautifully decorating our cafeteria and providing an amazing spread for close to 300 guests!  We would also like to thank our outstanding custodial staff for their support before, during,

Final Debate

From Dr. Mooney and Mr. Berdnik: Members of the Debate Team attended the Southeastern Pennsylvania Debate League Banquet on Monday evening with their families and coaches.  In addition to earning 3rd Place in Overall Sweepstakes, Tennent is this year’s recipient of the Carl Grecco Rotating Plaque.  This plaque, awarded to our school based on our

Debate Update

From Dr. Mooney :   Good morning! The Debate Team competed in the Philadelphia Catholic Forensic League JV Finals Tournament at Truman on Saturday.  Sophomore Sierra Marelia competed in Lincoln-Douglas Debate for the first time, won all four of her rounds, and captured 3rd Place!  Sierra is one of our newest team members, having joined

State results – Debate

From Dr. Mooney and Mr. Berdnik: Thirteen members of the Debate Team competed in the Pennsylvania State Tournament at Bloomsburg University on Friday and Saturday.  This tournament featured 709 competitors from 96 schools across 17 major speech and debate events.  Our team of competed in Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Policy Debate, Public Forum, Congress, Poetry, Impromptu, and

Debate – Update

From Dr. Mooney and Mr. Berdnik:   William Tennent High School hosted the Valley Forge district’s National Speech and Debate Association’s national qualifier on Friday, March 8th, to Sunday, March 10th. Fourteen Tennent students were double (two main events or one main event, plus congress) or triple-entered (two main events plus congress), creating a total

National Debate

From Dr. Mooney and Mr. Berdnik:   Tennent hosted the Philadelphia Catholic Forensic League Varsity Finals and National Qualifiers on Saturday.  This tournament attracted 162 speech and debate competitors from 19 schools.  Congratulations to the following members of the Debate Team who qualified to compete in the National Catholic Forensic League Grand National Tournament in

DEBATE GOING TO STATES!

  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

DEBATE UPDATE

From Dr. Mooney and Mr. Berdnik:   Congratulations to the William Tennent High School Debate Team on another successful Southeastern PA Debate League playoff run!  Ethan Knox and Nick Simila captured 1st Place in Policy Debate for the second year in a row.  Ethan Baker was 2nd in Oral Interpretation of Literature, Juliana Whitley 4th in Dramatic Performance, and Olivia McLaughlin and Jessica Robison

THE GREAT DEBATE!

From Dr. Mooney and Mr. Berdnik:   The Debate Team competed in the Southeastern PA Debate League Tournament at Tennent on Wednesday, February 6.  Congratulations to the following students who are advancing to this Wednesday’s finals tournament: Team captain Ethan Knox and assistant debate captain Nick Simila in Policy Debate Assistant speech captain Ethan Baker in Oral Interpretation