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John R. Park Debate Society Ends Regular Season on a High Note

The John R. Park Debate Society competed in the Trapper Rendezvous hosted by Northwest College on February 19th and 20th. At the tournament, the Debate Society earned the top overall award with individual competitors winning all three debate events offered at the tournament, as well as five other competitive events. In March, the team will begin its international and national championship tournaments to close out the season. The first will be the International Forensics Association Championships on March 12-14, 2021. 

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Overall Awards:

  • 1st Place – Tournament Sweepstakes

Individual Event Awards:

  • 1st Place – Persuasive Speaking – Grace Osusky
  • 1st Place – Informative Speaking – Jared Lange
  • 1st Place – Communication Analysis – Grace Osusky
  • 1st Place – Poetry Interpretation – Vivian Lee
  • 1st Place – After Dinner Speaking – Ryan Knippel
  • 2nd Place – Impromptu Speaking – Jared Lange
  • 2nd Place – After Dinner Speaking – Ashton Poindexter
  • 4th Place – Impromptu Speaking – Ashton Poindexter
  • 4th Place – Prose Interpretation – Grace Osusky
  • 4th Place – Programmed Oral Interpretation – Vivian Lee

Debate Awards:

  • 1st Place – Lincoln Douglas Debate – Alyssa Lee
  • 1st Place – British Parliamentary Debate – Grace Osusky & Vivian Lee
  • 1st Place – IPDA Debate – Ashton Poindexter
  • 2nd Place – British Parliamentary Debate – Jared Lange & Ryan Knippel
  • 4th Place – British Parliamentary Debate – Taimur Iftikhar & Ashton Zeeman


Last Updated: 2/22/21