Gus participated in Public Forum debate for 5 years at Lakeville South High School in Lakeville, Minnesota. While on the team, he served as a team captain and as a coach for novice debaters. His notable debate accomplishments include championing Yale, championing the Valley Round Robin, reaching the final round at the Strake Round Robin, reaching semifinals of Dowling and Michigan and reaching quarters of Jack Howe and UK.
Gus will attend Washington University in St. Louis where he plans to study Economics and Mathematics. He is particularly interested in the implementation of progressive arguments in PF.