32 members of the Cary Academy Speech and Debate team competed at Enloe High School in the 3rd annual Eagle Open on Saturday October 24th. The team had an outstanding showing tying for first place in Sweepstakes, placing second on a tiebreaker.
The team's effort was spearheaded by taking the top 7 places in Novice LD, as well as 3rd -7th in Varsity LD. Individual student placements in LD were as follows:
Cade Spector- 1st, Novice LD
Olivia Halferty-2nd, Novice LD
Katrine Andersen-3rd, Novice LD
Arman Kassam-4th, Novice LD
Milen Patel-5th, Novice LD
Viraj Shah-6th, Novice LD
Elizabeth George-7th, Novice LD
Sullivan Morgus-3rd, Varsity LD
Oonagh Stevans-4th, Varsity LD
Bailey Medley- 5th, Varsity LD
Yannet Daniel-6th, Varsity LD
Patrick Mulqueen-7th, Varsity LD
In Novice Congressional Debate CA took 3 of the top 5 places with Aleksia Kleine placing 1st, Grace Wissnik was 3rd, and Grace Seidel was 5th.
Alex Knott and Riya Thomas won their third consecutive tournament placing first in Varsity Pubic Forum Debate, and Davis Braswell was 6th in Extemporaneous Speaking.
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