Debate Team wins first-place sweepstakes at southern Utah tournament

IMG_5750 (1)The Park City High School debate team brought home the first-place sweepstakes trophy from the  Dixie High School Flyer Frights Tournament held this past weekend in St. George.

Ten schools with 300 students competed in the 4A division.

Here are the first and second place winners in Varsity and Novice:

-Novice Extemporaneous Speaking: Paige Hassel, 1st

-Novice Impromptu:Jack Poynton and Annie Sheinberg, tied for 1st; Lance Rothchild, tied for 2nd

-Novice Public Forum Debate: Max O’Reilly and Jack Engel, 1st

-Novice Congress:Jack Poynton, 1st;  Lance Rothchild, 3rd

-Varsity Dramatic Interpretation: Alicia Whitty, 1st

-Varsity Humorous Interpretation: Krissy Brian, 1st

-Varsity Duo Interpretation: Aiden Beukema and Krissy Brian, 2nd

-Varsity SPAR:  Ryan Gilbert, tied for 2nd; Nina Williams, Jack Engel, Teddy Johnson, and Max O’Reilly all earned points for the team

-Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking: Matt Gustafson, tied for 2nd;  Zach Primo and Aiden O’Brien both earned points for the team

-Varsity Impromptu: Aiden Beukema, Reede Nasser and Will Efrusy, triple tie for 1st

-Varsity Oratory: Adam Hickey, 1st

-Varsity Congress: Adam Hickey, 2nd; Matt Gustafson, top 5

-Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Zach Primo, 2nd; Brendan Sweeney and Aiden O’Brien earned points for the team

-Varsity Public Forum Debate: Boyana Martinova and Nina Williams, tied for 1st’ Gavin Serr/Will Efrusy were also undefeated and earned 10 points for the team.



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