FDT students succeed at BP National Qualifier

FDT students succeed at BP National Qualifier

This weekend the first ever Provincial Qualifier for the BP National Debate Championships was held at Crofton House Academy. It was an exciting tournament featuring some of the best junior debaters in the province. FDT is so happy to announce some excellent results!

We want to congratulate Alice Xu, Eric Li, and Aurora Zhang for their 11th,12th,and 13th place speaker rankings. Additionally We want to congratulate Aurora and Alice for breaking to the Semi-final round as well as Jesse Liu who made it to the final round with his partner and qualified for the national BP tournament.

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Junior students dominate UBC final, and senior students place high

Junior students dominate UBC final, and senior students place high

Just last weekend FDT attended the largest university debate tournament in Canada with 340 debaters. 

FDT swept the junior category with Jason Guo and Jamin Feng reaching the final. Jamin placing as top speaker and Jason placing 4th. However the team from Crofton House (also coached by Frankie Cena) beat them in the finals with FDT student Vivian Gu and her partner winning the tournament, with Vivian placing as 5th best speaker. 

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Crofton House student off to Worlds!

Crofton House student off to Worlds!

Last week at the International Independent Schools Public Speaking Championships for the FOURTH year in a row Crofton House, under the guidance of Frankie Cena and Dena Tabyanian was the best school in BC

Maggie MacInnis will travel to South Africa next year to compete with the very best speakers from across the world. We wish her the best of luck, although she most certainly does not need it.

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