Cary Academy had an excellent showing at the second annual Cavalier Classic led by the Lincoln Douglas and Congressional Debate squads. CA cleared half of the ten LDers who reached the elimination rounds. CA wound up with half of the four debaters in semifinals with both Grey Spector and Grace Jin advancing to that round before being eliminated. CA also had half the quarterfinal round with Sullivan Morgus reaching that round before losing, and Chelsea Fang closed out one quarterfinal with Grey Spector. Oonagh Stevans reached the octafinal round before being eliminated. In Congressional Debate half of the 14 debaters to reach the final round were from Cary Academy. Jack Stafford placed 2nd in finals and Ben Lipson 7th. Anjali Velu, Aleksia Kleine, Tommy Hugus, Ryan Janssen, and RJ Jain all reached the final round of Congress as well. In the speech events Divya Vijayakumar was 4th in Extemporaneous Speaking and Eesha Sachdeve was a semifinalist in Original Oratory.
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