• Feb. 1, 2019

    Speech & Debate sweeps Mercer Rotary Invitational

    Speech & Debate Upper St. Clair High School Speech & Debate swept the Mercer Rotary Invitational with first place finishes in speech, debate and overall – marking the third team sweepstakes title so far this season. The event, held Jan. 26, 2019, featured 15 teams from Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

    Results for the event include: 

    Second: Caroline Wolfe 
    Third: Alex Lampe 
    Seventh: Claire Chen 

    Public Forum Debate
    First: Yash Jajoo and Devan Ekbote 
    Second: Mathena Jencka and Anika Sinha 
    Third: Sophia Shi and Reshma Gudla 
    Fourth: Mallika Matharu and Arushi Khaitan 
    *All four undefeated in preliminary rounds*

    Informative Oratory
    Third: Neha Patel 

    Persuasive Oratory
    First: Vivek Babu 
    Third: Aya Dakroub 
    Fourth: Shanthi Krishnaswamy 

    Dramatic Interpretation
    First: Mayka Chaves 
    Second: Hashim Durrani 
    Fourth: Sammy Levy  

    First: Annika Chaves 

    International Extemporaneous
    Second: Rushikesh Kulkarni
    Fourth: Meghan Joon 
    Fifth: Antara Cletus 
    Sixth: Atharva Bharve 

    Domestic Extemporaneous
    First: Chand Vadalia 
    Third: Dev Patel 
    Fourth: Hridhay Reddy 
    Fifth: Daniel Paulick