National Speech and Debate Tournament Qualifiers

Please congratulate the following students who will represent PHS at the NATIONAL Speech and Debate tournament!  Nationals are in Kansas City from June 15-22.

  • Sophomores Gillian Breuer and Ethan Hunter took 1st in Policy debate and qualified.
  • Juniors Aaron Aaeng and Shannon Zhou took 2nd in Policy debate and qualified.
  • Senior Allen Zhou took 2nd in Lincoln Douglas debate and qualified. He also qualified in congressional debate.
  • Sophomore Yuqi Bian took 5th in Lincoln Douglas debate and is the third alternate.
  • Senior Allen Zhou took 6th in Domestic Extemp and would be the 4th alternate, if not for qualifying in other events.
  • Junior Aaron Aaeng took 6th in International Extemp and would be the 4th alternate, if not for qualifying in other events.