9 members of the Cary Academy Speech and Debate team traveled to Fayetteville during the middle of their trimester break to compete in the Dogwood Speech and Debate League Novice Championship hosted by Cumberland International Early College on the campus of Gray's Creek High School. In spite of the limited number of students participating CA finished the day tied for second in overall sweepstakes. The team's effort was led by Eric Xing who was crowned the champion of Lincoln Douglas Debate after completing prelims undefeated with a perfect 4-0 record and winning both the semifinal and final round. Anisha Rostogi was 6th overall in Lincoln Douglas Debate. Sara George was named the champion of Poetry and Olivia Zimmerman was named the champion of Prose. George and Zimmerman also placed 3rd and 4th respectively in Declamation.
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