Reached finals of TOC 3 years in a row, winning twice (2017 + 2019) and setting an all-time record by being the youngest ever TOC Finalist (2018)
Had the vast majority of students advance to elimination debates at a bid tournament at least once
Received 80+ bids and qualified 15+ debaters to the TOC over the last 3 years
Reached deep elims (i.e. finished at least top 10) at every major tournament in the country, including: Greenhill, Valley, CPS, Loyola, Bronx, Berkeley, Glenbrooks, Harvard Westlake, Harvard, Emory, Yale, Voices, Golden Desert, Stanford, University of Houston, USC, and Lexington
Won almost every prestigious round robinacross the country including the California RR, Kandi King RR (twice), Harrison RR, Apple Valley RR, Lake Highland Prep RR (twice), Glenbrooks RR, Strake Jesuit RR and the Newark RR
Received top 5 speaker awards at TOC (1st), Harvard, Berkeley (1st), Lexington, Bronx, Glenbrooks (1st), Emory (1st 2x), Harvard Westlake, Valley, Voices, Emory (1st 2x) and Apple Valley (1st) amongst many other tournaments
Had 8 students ranked in the top 10 across the country over the past 3 years
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Parker Whitfill and Paras Kumar
celebrate after winning the TOC together in Lexington, Kentucky.
Sekou Cisse ’18
after winning his Top Speaker and Quarterfinalist Trophies at Glenbrooks 2016.
Matthew Chen ’18 and Claudia Ribera ’17
unwind after advancing to elimination rounds at UT Austin 2016.
Devansh Chauhan ’18
celebrates advancing to elimination rounds at Ridge 2016.
Parker Whitfill ’17
after advancing to elimination rounds at Glenbrooks 2016.
Patrick Aimone ’18
after finishing 3rd at USC 2016.
Some of the team hard at work during Glenbrooks 2016!