Multiple Brentwood Debaters Win, Others Place in Weekend Tournament

Both novice and varsity debaters take firsts at tourneys.

Brentwood Debate Team coach Robyn Haug reported that the Brentwood Debate Team went to the Clayton–Ladue Invitational Nov. 17-18. Both the novice and varsity groups performed well, she said.

Students in the finals on the novice side of the tournament at Ladue Horton Watkins High School:

  • Cole Mayfield / Austin Koster: 1st Place Duet Improvisation
  • Nora Durham: 2nd Place Prose Reading
  • Jonathan Duffe - Holmes: 5th Place Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Alex Patton: Super Session of Student Congress

Students in finals on the varsity side of the tournament at Clayton High School:

  • Michael Harries / Steven Sandler: 1st Place Champion Public Forum Debate
  • David Rivera / Dallas Neely: 1st Place Champion Public Forum Debate
  • Lucy Sappington: 2nd Place Dramatic Interpretation
  • Dallas Neely: 2nd Place United States Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Chris Williams: 3rd Place Humorous Interpretation
  • David Rivera: 6th Place International Extemporaneous Speaking
  • David Rivera / Dallas Neely: 6th Place Duo Interpretation
  • Steven Sandler: Super Session of Student Congress
Michelle Hassemer November 20, 2012 at 04:01 PM
These students are truly fanstastic examples of what makes Brentwood such an awesome place to raise great kids!
Stephanie Sappington November 22, 2012 at 01:40 AM
Ms. Haug has done a fantastic job of working with our kids and holding their interest and building the competitive spirit. We are so proud of her and her kids. Stephanie Sappington


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