• Jan. 18, 2019

    Speech & debate finishes second at NA Invitational

    Forensics team members The Upper St. Clair High School forensics team had another successful tournament at the North Allegheny Invitational on Jan. 12, 2019.  The team finished second overall – garnering first place in debate and second place in speech. Twenty-five high schools from through Pennsylvania and West Virginia competed in the day-long event.

    “A long stressful tournament day led to a great performance by the team,” senior Paarth Shankar, speech and debate team treasurer, said.

    Other results from the day include: 

    Public Forum
    Third Place: Yash Jajoo and Devan Ekbote
    Fourth Place: Meghan Joon and Dina Leyzarovich 

    Third Place: Ayush Sharma, Basir Khan, Chand Vadalia 
    Fourth Place: Rushikesh Kulkarni, Andrew Rosello, Dev K. Patel

    Lincoln-Douglas Debate
    Third Place: Eshita Chhajlani 

    International Extemporaneous Speaking
    Fifth Place: Antara Cleetus
    Sixth Place: Hridhay Reddy

    U.S. Extemporaneous Speaking
    First Place: Paarth Shankar 

    Informative Speaking
    Second Place: Neha Patel 

    First Place: Aya Dakroub 

    Poetry & Prose
    First Place: Anikka Chaves 

    Dramatic Interpretation
    Second Place: Mayka Chaves
    Third Place: Hashim Durrani
    Fourth Place: Samuel levy 

    Humorous Interpretation
    Sixth Place: Maddie Nolen 

    Duo Interpretation
    Sixth Place: Ellen Duff and Amelia White