This weekend hundreds of BC's best debaters competed in the UBC Spring High School Tournament. We are pleased to announce that FDT's own Jason Gu and Anthony Chu are the new Senior Champions! Moreover we want to congratulate Bianca Dammholz and Saara Meghji and Vivian Gu and Ellen Li for making it to the break-rounds. The good news doesn’t end there. Alice Xu and Aurora Zhang were named 3rd place junior team overall with Sarah Sheng and Angela Lu placing 4th overall in the junior category.
As individual speakers many of FDT's brightest students performed exceptionally. In the senior category, FDT's own instructor Saara Meghji was named the top speaker overall, while Vivian Gu came in 4th, Allan Lee came in 5th, Bianca Dammholz came in 7th, Angelina Zhang came in 9th, Ellen Li came in 11th, Jason Guo came in 13th, Anthony Chu came in 14th, and Kiran Basra came in 15th. In the junior category Sarah Sheng was named the 4th place speaker overall, Eric Li came in 5th, Alex Logan came in 9th,. Othman Mekhloufi came in 10th, Angela Lu came in 12th, Jena Yue came in 13th, Emily Qiu came in 14th, and Athens Wu came in 15th. Moreover, Eric Li was named the top Novice speaker, Emily Qiu was named the 2nd best novice speaker, and Jerry Zhang was named the 3rd place novice speaker.
We congratulate all of our students and instructors for their hard work in preparation for this tournament!