Successful Weekend for Tompkins Speech and Debate Team



The Speech and Debate team had another successful competition this past weekend.  The team competed against 45 schools, including Seven Lakes, and finished first overall, winning the Tournament Sweepstakes Trophy. There were over 70 entries in each event and students who advanced to the semi-finals round in non-novice events received TFA State Qualifying Points.

Abdel Majied Al-Ali
Guillermo Barbella
Anna Berry
Elysia Wu
Nishant Devaraj
Sheev Dave
Nicholas Khami
Abhinav Ganesh
Param Kapoor
Anna Widner
Novice Public Forum Debate
Second– Anish Attarde & Pranav Narayanan
Third– Anagha Tirumalai & Sheera Wang
Novice Congressional Debate
Third– Salik Faisal
Congressional Debate
Sixth – Ping Toong
Novice Extemporaneous Speaking
First – Sheera Wang
Fourth– Monica Nag
Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking
First– Ping Toong: Also earned his TFA State Qualification
Sixth  – Saiesha Sharma
Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking
Sixth – Rehan Rupawalla
Novice Original Oratory
Second – Kylan Chen
Original Oratory
First – Byron Xu
Sixth – Chumeng Wang
Informative Speaking
Fifth – Rehan Rupawalla
Humorous Interpretation
Fifth – Saanika Mahesh