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.

从45名学生比赛的竞争特色九个学院 - 包括一些顶级的10全国排名IPDA辩手 - 在三天的课程。出的15支球队的辩论,包括第二场排名队在国家的中田纳西州立大学,布雷肯里奇获得最高荣誉的扬声器。

在个别辩论,布雷肯里奇Advanced作为本次比赛的有4-2纪录四分之一决赛第二种子。他赢得了四分之一决赛轮对阵田纳西州的顶级辩手的一个2-1决定了大学。在半决赛中,布雷肯里奇提请命题“传唤证人做弊大于利,”失去了一个3-0决定从MTSU最终比赛的冠军。第三名在校师,在初赛获胜的布雷肯里奇的质量也为他赢得了个人比赛的前议长奖。

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一个2-4纪录,两次与高点损失未来的两轮和成品作为新手第四顺位扬声器。腓立比艾萨克cleavenger,在从去年初十月他的第一场比赛,去3-2标题进入第六轮,输给了田纳西州的顶级新手辩手的大学了密切的决定。弗吉尼亚罗阿诺克,在首次辩论竞争亚历山大华盛顿去3-1在过去四年。

总体来说,球队完成了第三辩论抽奖活动,把落后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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