32 members of the Cary Academy Speech and Debate Team traveled to Southern Pines on Saturday November 2 to participate in the SandHoke Early College Tournament hosted on the campus of SandHills Community College. The team had an excellent showing placing 2nd in overall sweepstakes. In Lincoln Douglas Debate Nyal Patel placed first in Varsity which means that CA has won Varsity LD at all three local tournaments it has attended so far this year. In JV LD, CA took five of the six places on stage with Siobhan Cuffe placing 1st, Henna Judge 2nd, Jack Lattimore 4th, Sindhoor Ambati 5th, and Sneha Advani 6th. In Novice LD, Tylor Moore was 6th. In Public Forum Kevin Wu and Alex Yang were first in JV and Matt Glenn and Owen Guard were 4th. Matthew Gibbon and Richard Van Vilet were 5th in Varsity. Bill Peebles was 2nd in Extemp and 4th in Impromptu, and Nate Jones was 5th in Extemp. Spencer Reed was the Best Presiding Officer in the Senate as well. Thank you to parents Chris Park and Srivani Ambati for judging!
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