13 members of the Cary Academy Speech and Debate team competed on Saturday February 29th in the Tarheel East District National Qualifier in Congressional Debate hosted on CA's campus. After an intense day of competition CA emerged with two qualifiers to the National Tournament to be held in June as Cary Academy students were crowned the champions in both the House and Senate Chambers. Saajan Patel placed first in the Senate and Jay Sagrolikar placed 1st in the House each qualifying to Nationals for the second straight year. Both Jay and Ritvik Nalamothu placed first in their preliminary chambers to advance to the final session of House where Ritvik finished as the fifth alternate to Nationals. This is the ninth straight year CA has qualified for nationals in Congressional Debate, including six straight years were multiple students have qualified.
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