Knight Speech & Debate Team


Kaitlin Sides

This weekend the Knight Speech & Debate Team competed at the Princeton Spring Academic UIL Invitational. The team earned 1st place Speech Team and was the Sweepstakes Runner Up for the overall academic invitational.

The following students received individual honors at the tournament:

1st place Poetry Interpretation – Mckayla Williams

1st place Informative Extemp – Kanika Gupta

6th place Persuasive Extemp – Krish Arora

1st place Cross-Examination Debate – Ayan Khan & Chloe Yim
3rd place Cross-Examination Debate – Satvik Parupati & Pramod Nittala
5th place Cross-Examination Debate – Kruthi Kanduri & Ricky Narayan
6th place Cross-Examination Debate – Khushi Aggarwal & Sreeja Kanduri

6th place UIL Lincoln-Douglas Debate – Sansu Anand

1st place NSDA Lincoln-Douglas Debate – Max Sasser
2nd place NSDA Lincoln-Douglas Debate – Anagha Girish
3rd place NSDA Lincoln-Douglas Debate – Jahnavi Yadlapati
4th place NSDA Lincoln-Douglas Debate – Aditi Hangal
5th place NSDA Lincoln-Douglas Debate – Sanjana Sriramoju

Student Congress Awards
Daniel Kinghorn – 3rd place Session 1, 1st place Session 2
Vivian Fallows – 1st place Session 1, 4th place Session 2
Aditya Mudgal – 4th place Session 1, 5th place Session 2
Pranav Kalkunte – 2nd place Session 1, 3rd place Session 2
Mason Strenger – 5th place Session 1, 2nd place Session 2
Mia Conder – 6th place Session 1 and Session 2

Please congratulate all these students on their hard work and excellent performances and wish them luck as we compete at Melissa High School in two weeks!