Debate Team Places Second in St. Augustine Tournament

The Holy Cross Debate Team took home second place sweepstakes honors in the St. Augustine High School Speech and Debate Tournament that was held on November 30 and December 1, 2018. 

Boden Garda placed fifth in Original Oratory; Duncan Olsen finished fifth in Declamation, and Austin Wyman finished fifth in both Impromptu Speaking and Student Congress. 

Ben Young placed third in Student Congress. Mason Wallace and Austin Wyman finished first in Public Forum Debate. Blake Ziegler was second in Extemporaneous Speaking. He shared first place honors in Advanced Lincoln-Douglas Debate and finished first in Student Congress and first in Impromptu Speaking. 

The team meets every Monday after school and is still accepting new and returning members.