illustration of debate teams

MS 88’s debate team had a successful tournament at Stuyvestant High School.  Our students showed extraordinary dedication and resilience in the weeks leading up to the tournament as they prepared for the topic Resolved: The Death Penalty is Never Justified.

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Individual Speaker Awards- Novice Division (265 total speakers competed)

Anaya Guzman (631)- 5th place

Mia Greene (733)- 12th place

Darwin Santamaria(814)- 24th place

Afiya Duncan (733)- 38th

Jamir John (715)-45th place

Individual Speaker Awards-Intermediate Division (85 total speakers)

Joel Ortega (815)- 23rd speaker

Yelenny Cruz(711)-  33rd Speaker

Team Awards Novice Division (143 total teams competed)

Anaya and Mia (9th place overall)

Michelle and Afiya (30th place overall)

Darwin and Jamir (32nd place overall)

Kayla and Cynthia (47th place overall)

Bre and Jamiyah (52nd place overall)

Team Awards- Intermediate Awards  (46 total teams competed)

Yelenny and Joel -25th place overall