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Debate Team does GREAT at DUDA Tournament
Debate Team - January 27, 2018
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On January 27, 2018, SEM debate competed at the first winter DUDA tournaments. This was a great weekend for the team - most novices debated in the Junior Varsity level for the first time, and we fielded a new Varsity partnership with Olivia Northcutt-Wyly and Juan Diaz. Mr. Palacios was able to come by after magnet testing and support the students!



15th place speaker - John Ramos


  • 2nd place speaker - Renee Merrick
  • 11th place speaker - Sravani Boggaram
  • 8th place team - Vanessa Vasquez and Isra Alinur


  • 1st place team - Olivia Northcutt-Wyly and Juan Diaz
  • 1st place speaker - Olivia Northcutt-Wyly
  • 4th place speaker - Juan Diaz

Thank you to Leslie Jaramillo for producing this write up and serving as our team historian.

Next up - Varsity City Championships/National Qualifiers and UIL state.

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