From June 21st - 23rd, the Village Middle School Speech and Debate Team competed at the NSDA National Speech and Debate Tournament in Birmingham, Alabama. This year's tournament was the largest so far - a total of 157 schools competed (representing 34 states and 5 countries). With 8 students competing, The Village Middle School placed 18th overall. In addition, 7th grader Isabella C. won the National Championship in Declamation.
Individual event/team results were as follows:
1st Place National Champion - Isabella C.
25th Place - Kahani M.
4th Place - Dhruv S.
Semifinalist - 12th Place - Meera M.
Public Forum Debate
Double Octofinalists - Ani S. & Varun A.
Quarterfinalist - 14th Place - Isabella C.
26th Place - Estee N.
Quarterfinalist - 25th Place - Isabella C.
30th Place - Kahani M. & Anjai G.
Congratulations on your great work, Vikings!