This past weekend, 43 members of the Cary Academy speech and debate team traveled to Southern Pines, NC to compete in the Pinecrest Open. The competitors had great showings in multiple events. In Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking, Elizabeth Maydew took third place, and Danielle Carr won sixth place. Krishan Guzzo took third in Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Debate, and Milen Patel was ninth. In Varsity Student Congress, Suki Bristol took fourth place. Carson Baker and Finn Kerns were champions in Novice Public Forum debate. In Varsity Public Forum Debate the team of Samuel Chow and Luke Wilson placed seventh. Jessica Zhong was the champion in Novice Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Addie Esposito took second place, Will Aarons took third place, Ashton Boiar took fifth place, and Colin Zhu took sixth place.
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