Earlier this month over a dozen FDT students competed in the National Speech and Debate Association Springboard Middle School Debate Tournament in the World Schools category. The tournament was extremely competitive featuring the best middle school debaters from around the US. We are happy to announce that our students found incredible success at the tournament.
Congratulations to Isabella Park, Ivy Ye, Jason Song, Jerry Song, and Matthew Yu for being undefeated in the tournament and winning the Champion Team award! Moreover, we want to recognize Enya Fang, Amrit Khaira, Puneet Khaira, and Adam Ukani for placing 4th as a team as well as Eric Su, Daniel Wu, and Alvin Liang for placing 5th.
The good results don’t stop there as our students took home most of the speaker awards. Congratulations to Matthew Yu for being named Champion Speaker, Enya Fang for placing 2nd, Puneet Khaira for placing 3rd, Adam Ukani for placing 4th, Jerry Song for placing 5th, Ivy Ye for placing 7th, Isabella Park for placing 8th, and Daniel Wu for placing 9th.
Congratulations to all our young students for their success and hard work.