D&E Student Wins Top Speaker Honors at Tennessee Tournament

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星期三,2020年2月12日

ag8app下载 – Davis & Elkins College Debate Society President Thaddaus Breckenridge of Beckley took first-place speaker honors in both the team and individual debate divisions at the University of Tennessee’s 志愿者 Classic on the Knoxville campus.

比赛特色来自九个学院从45名学生竞争 - 包括一些前10名全国排名辩手IPDA - 在三天的课程。出的15支球队场讨论名列其中包括全美第二队从中田纳西州立大学,布雷肯里奇扬声器获得最高荣誉。

在单一的辩论布雷肯里奇推进作为本次比赛的有4-2纪录四分之一决赛第二种子。我赢得了四分之一决赛轮对阵田纳西大学的顶尖辩手在2-1的决定。在半决赛中,布雷肯里奇提请命题“做更多的伤害传唤证人不是很好,”失去了一个3-0决定从MTSU最终比赛的冠军。在完成在校师第三,在初赛获胜的布雷肯里奇的质量赢得了他的上方还为单比赛扬声器奖。

D&E’s Rebekah Brown of Roanoke, Virginia, moved up from novice to the JV division for the first time and finished with a 3-3 preliminary round record and advanced to the quarterfinal round as the tournament’s seventh seed where she lost to Mississippi State University’s top junior varsity debater. Brown also earned fifth place speaking honors for the quality of her performance in the first six individual rounds.

在新手师,ag8app下载的阿曼达康明斯赢得了2-4的记录,二来发的那些高点的损失和完成第四顺位为新手扬声器。腓立比艾萨克Cleavenger,在他的早期自去年十月的第一场比赛,3-2标题为Wents六轮,输给了美国田纳西州大学的顶部新手辩手了密切的决定。弗吉尼亚罗阿诺克,在首次讨论在过去的3-1竞争的亚历山大华盛顿走到四强。

总体来说,球队完成了第三辩论抽奖,配售背后MTSU和​​密西西比州立大学。

D&E senior Elizabeth Brown of Roanoke, Virginia, and Breckenridge’s mother, Rashida Dickerson, also attended the tournament, helping students with debate preparation and judging competition rounds.

Ten D&E Debate Society members will next travel to the West Virginia Intercollegiate Forensics Association tournament hosted by Fairmont State University, February 29-March 1, to compete in IPDA and Lincoln-Douglas debate.   

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