Twenty members of the Cary Academy speech and debate team traveled to Charlotte over the weekend of February 25th to compete in the first ever Steven Davis Invitational hosted by Ardrey Kell High School. The team of Isaac Fan and Kevin Chen reached the final round of Junior Varsity Public Forum Debate placing second out of a field of of 32 teams. Isaac and Kevin were undefeated in prelims finishing as the top seed, and Isaac was also the top speaker in the division. In Junior Varsity Lincoln Douglas Debate Will Aarons reached the semifinals after going undefeated in prelims. There were several CA entries who had 3-1 records but failed to place on speaker points as well including Alex Knott and Riya Thomas, as well as Tori Borlase and Matthew Schaeffer in Varsity Public Forum, Oonagh Stevans and Chelsea Fang in Varsity Lincoln Douglas, and Cate Pitterle and Ethan Ng in JV LD.
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