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FDT students dominate top prizes at Vancouver Elementary Debate Tournament

On Sunday many FDT students competed in the online Dora Foundation Vancouver Elementary Debate Tournament. We were so glad to see such eager participation since for many students it was their first-ever debate tournament. We are glad to announce that FDT students have won all of the top awards!

Congratulations to Jason and Jerry Song for placing 1st as a team! In addition, we want to congratulate the following:

2nd Place Team: Vanessa Chen

3rd Place Team: Andy Yu

4th Place Team: Isabella Park and Ivy Ye

5th Place Team: Amy Ren and Gillian Mok

The good news does not stop there. Congratulations to Amy Ren for being named the Champion Speaker. Furthermore congrats to:

2nd Place Speaker: Jason Song

3rd Place Speaker: Isabella Park

4th Place Speaker: Ivy Ye

5th Place Speaker: Jerry Song

6th Place Speaker: Vanessa Chen

8th Place Speaker: Andy Yu

In the novice category FDT students continued to excel. Congratulations to Brian Shao and Andy Yi for being named Top Novice Team and to Austin Zhang and Paul Phillos for being named Runner-up Novice Team. Finally congratulations to Austin Zhang for placing as Top Novice Speaker, Paul Phillos for placing 3rd, and Carl Hu for placing 5th.

We are so proud of the success of our youngest students at this tournament!