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MHS Debate Team fares well at Newark Invitational

February 5, 2013

On February 1-2, seven students from the Monticello High School Debate Team competed in the Newark Invitational. Lucas Smith was awarded the Top Speaker in the Lincoln Douglas Debate while Peter Chocolate finished as the thirteenth speaker and also made it into quarterfinal elimination rounds.

The Policy Debate Team had its best performance of the year, finishing in third place overall. Safiya Osisami placed sixth in her first Congressional competition. William Smith received a  Tournament of Champion (TOC) bid while competing at the Pennsbury Tournament. Tournament of Champions is the highest level of competition and William should now be qualified to participate.