Speech, Interp and Debate Sweep


Emma Bittner, Co Editor-in-Chief

This past weekend, the Centennial Speech, Interp and Debate team traveled to the Cardinal Classic at Melissa High School. Overall, 53 schools attended and Centennial took the tournament by storm, coming home numerous individual awards and overall speech sweepstakes winner!

Congratulations to the following:

Prose Interp

3rd- Jon Cobb, sophomore

5th- Emma Donley, freshman

6th- Lucas Moulden, junior


Humorous Interp

2nd- Ahamd Ali, freshman

5th- Noor Al-Shalash, sophomore


Dramatic Interp

2nd- Donna Aziz, senior

4th- Taylor Carmichael, junior


Original Oratory

2nd- Shilpika Pandey, freshman

5th- Lily Pellegrini, senior

6th- Anisha Holla, freshman


Public Forum Debate

3rd- Prachi Khanna, senior, and Christian Lewis, freshman



6th- Gary Frankel


Informative Speaking

1st- Garion Frankel, junior

5th- Rahul Chakravarty, sophomore


Congressional Debate

1st- Alexandra Dunford, senior*

2nd- Jeff Bao, sophomore

3rd- Peter Chung, sophomore

4th- Gary Frankel, junior


*There were three sessions of Congress, and Alexandra Dunford placed 1st in ALL three sessions!