Debate Team Tournament Results
The Skinner West Debate Team participated in the Chicago Middle School Debate League's Tournament Four for the 2021-2022 season on Saturday, February 12. The overall topic for the year was: 'Water Resources', and the cases being debated at this Tournament were 'Fracking' , 'Agricultural Runoff', and 'Water Infrastructure'.
About 141 debaters across 72 teams from 8 schools competed at the tournament, and the students did a great job against some tough competition and won the awards listed below.
Some highlights we would especially like to point out are:
- Skinner West won 1st place in 6 out of 6 award categories, sweeping the tournament.
- Skinner West won 61% of all possible awards at the tournament (34 out of 56).
- Samar M. won the Shout Out Award, which is a peer award given by debaters honoring the conduct and decorum of another debater.
19th Novice Individual Nyla M.
18th Novice Individual Joshua M.
17th Novice Individual Aayush K.
15th Novice Individual Amay M.
12th Novice Individual Connor G.
7th Novice Individual Clarke B.
5th Novice Individual Kennedy W.
4th Novice Individual Sam A.
2nd Novice Individual Deven G.
1st Novice Individual Sophia W.
6th JV Individual Vedika S.
5th JV Individual Charlotte S.
3rd JV Individual Celeste D.
1st JV Individual Allison C.
5th Varsity Individual Vishal S.
4th Varsity Individual Tanmay G.
3rd Varsity Individual Sabrina Q.
2nd Varsity Individual Darwin B.
1st Varsity Individual Samar M.
15th Novice Team Nyla M. / Maya S.
13th Novice Team Lucy K. / Simone S.
12th Novice Team Alisa H. / Katherine X.
11th Novice Team Sam A. / Grayson K.
7th Novice Team Aayush K. / Amay M.
4th Novice Team Jimmy H. / Joshua M.
3rd Novice Team Neil D. / Elio G.
2nd Novice Team Sonya T. / Kennedy W.
1st Novice Team Deven G. / Sophia W.
5th JV Team Maya S. / Ashok C.
3rd JV Team Vedika S. / Charlotte S.
1st JV Team Carter H. / Tvisha H.
3rd Varsity Team Vishal S. / Tanmay G.
2nd Varsity Team Aurelie G. / Sabrina Q.
1st Varsity Team Darwin B. / Samar M.
Congratulations to our Superstar Debaters!