The team had a great tournament at Bellaire High School this past weekend. The awards are as follows:
• Julian Gonzalez and Thomas Basciano-1st place in Policy Debate.
• Sophie Kester and Sebastian Gutierrez-4th place in Policy Debate.
• Julian Gonzalez-2nd in speaker points in Policy Debate
• Thomas Basciano-3rd in speaker points in Policy Debate
• Sebastian Gutierrez-8th Novice Student Congress
• Kayla Molina-tied for 9th Novice Lincoln Douglas
• Liliana Molis-5th place Foreign Extemp
• Matthew Wilson-1st place Novice Extemp
• Sebastian Gutierrez-2nd place Novice Extemp
• Grace Bilnoski-4th place Novice Extemp
• Christine Chacko, Ava Bourg, and Rachel Barrett-tied for 7th Novice Extemp
• Grace Bilnoski-2nd place Novice Impromptu
• Christine Chacko-3rd place Novice Impromptu
• Ava Bourg-6th place Novice Oratory
• Taylor Campbell-3rd place Senior Prose
• Taylor Campbell-3rd in Dramatic Interp
• Taylor Campbell-5th Senior Poetry
• Elaina Moss-tied for 7th Senior Poetry
• Emma Heintz-4th Informative
• Christine Chacko-5th Informative
• Husnain Ali-tied for 7th Informative
Another notable achievement is that not a single Friendswood team in debate had a losing record. The team will also find out later this week where it ranked in Sweepstakes overall.
Joshua Rabalais is the FHS Speech and Debate Coach.