Posted: Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Southside High Speech and Debate Team
Congratulations to the Southside High Speech and Debate Team on a fantastic showing at the 2014 George Mason University Patriot Games National Speech and Debate Competition. With 150 very competitive schools in attendance, the mighty Tigers finished the weekend in 4th place overall. Special salutes go out to Rahul Raghavan for reaching the final round of Lincoln Douglas Debate (2nd place) as well as to Chase Garrett and Kendal "Drew" Samuel for reaching the final round of Duo Interpretation (2nd place). Honorable mention goes to Tyler Kelly who advanced beyond the preliminary rounds in four categories (Dramatic Interpretation, Duo Interpretation, Prose Reading & Storytelling).
Individual Results are below.
Lincoln Douglas Debate - 2nd- Rahul Raghavan
Humorous Interpretation - Quarterfinalist- Ankith Khandavalii; Quarterfinalist - Shashwath Arashinagundi
Dramatic Interpretation - Quarterfinalist- Rebecca Wu; Quarterfinalist - Tyler Kelly
Prose - Quarterfinalist - Tyler Kelly; Quarterfinalist - Reiney Sanders; Quarterfinalist - Chase Garrett; Quarterfinalist - Tyra Krause- Henderson
Congress - Semifinalist - Anish Chaluvadi
Duo Interpretation - Quarterfinalist - Ankith Khandavalli/ Shashwath Arashinagundi; Quarterfinalist - Tyler Kelly/Jana Kelly; 2nd- Chase Garrett/ Drew Samuel
Storytelling - Quarterfinalist -Tyler Kelly; Quarterfinalist - Jana Kelly
Declamation - Quarterfinalist - Drew Samuel; Quarterfinalist -Jana Kelly
Public Forum Debate - Triple-Octafinalist - Nikhil Vallabhaneni and Annabelle Yang; Double-Octafinalist- Samyu Comandur and Varsha Gopal
Team Sweepstakes-4th Place