Senior and Junior teams win regional tournament; more than 25 students off to provincials


In the past week the three Lower Mainland regions all held their annual tournament and in each one FDT students placed well, many of whom are moving on the provincial competition in March. Here is a quick summary of the impressive results!

In the Lower Mainland West Region…

Senior Category
1st place team: Ashley Phord-Toy and Saara Meghji
4th place team: Allan Lee and Alan Chen
6th place team: Nellie Sun and Bobo Wong
8th place team: Maggie MacInnis and Angelina Zhang
9th place team: Kiran Basra and Bianca Dammholz
11th place team: Katharine Lee and Min Jung
12th place team: Heather Zhu and Katherine Zheng
Also, Cindy Li was on the 10th place team

2nd place speaker: Ashley Phord-Toy
5th place speaker: Saara Meghji
6th place speaker: Maggie MacInnis
7th place speaker: Allan Lee

Junior Category
1st place team: Jamin Feng and Jason Guo
2nd place team: Leo Wang and Judy Rhee
3rd place team: Alison Lee and Kelly Ho
9th place team: Vivian Gu and Lauren Hung
10th place team: Michael Wu and Peter Zhang
Also, Rajan Leung was on the 8th place team

1st place speaker: Alison Lee
2nd place speaker: Jamin Feng
3rd place speaker: Leo Wang
4th place speaker: Jason Guo
5th place speaker: Judy Rhee
6th place speaker: Rajan Leung (also on 8th place team)
9th place speaker: Ellen Li

Novice Category
6th place speaker: Caitlin Mah
8th place speaker: Risa Shimmura
Also, Lisa Marykuca was on the 4th place team!

In the Lower Mainland Central Region, Sarah Sheng placed as the 8th best junior speaker and was on the 6th place team. She will be going to provincials along with Athens Yang and Jena Yue, who placed as the 7th best junior team even though they are both only in Grade 8! 

Last week, in the Lower Mainland East Region, Nora Zhu was on the 2nd place team and placed as the 2nd best speaker; she will also be going to provincials in March.

Congratulations to all our students. Your hard work this past month has paid off!

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