Emma Patterson Robert Duncan finished 3rd and 4th in the nation respectively in Extemporaneous Debate. Duncan also took 5th in the nation in the Big Question Debate marking Louisville amongst the most celebrated programs in the world.
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The Leopards set a school record with 13 state qualifiers at Districts before competing at the Black Hawk Invitational in Bethel Park, PA. Emma Patterson placed 1st in Congress!
David Fraizer placed 6th in Congress as the Leopards took 9th place sweepstakes at Norton. Tayleigh Folden also took 9th in Declamation and Caroline Ivey took 10th in Program Oral Interpretation.
Gavin Millard took 2nd in Humorous Interpretation to lead the Leopards Speech & Debate team at the Wooster Tournament. Emma Patterson also placed 5th in Congress and Robert Duncan finished 8th in Lincoln Douglas Debate.
Robert Duncan took 2nd place in Lincoln Douglas to pre-qualify him for the State Tournament as the Leopards ranked 8th in team points among large schools at the Hoover Tournament. LHS also competed at Brecksville and Canfield the previous week.
All Louisville debaters picked up wins against tough competition at GlenOak and the Leopards Speech Team earned some of their best ranks at Canton McKinley last weekend.
Louisville Speech & Debate received 6th place as a team ranking over many larger schools at the Tusky Valley Tournament. Gavin Millard placed 2nd in Humorous Interpretation, Tayleigh Folden 4th in Declamation, Carolina Ivey 4th in POI, and David Frazier 4th in Congress.
The Louisville High School Speech & Debate Team placed 3rd at the Wadsworth Tournament. Robert Duncan placed 2nd in Lincoln Douglas debate, Emma Patterson took 5th in Congress, and Tayleigh Folden placed 5th in Declamation.
The LMS Speech & Debate team began their inaugural season competing at Carrollton, Revere, and Mentor. The middle school team is specializing in Congressional Debate with the goal to prepare its young members for their future high school debate careers.
Louisville finished in the top 10 at Revere and 7th among large schools at the Copley Tournament. With a new group of promising novice, the 2019-20 Speech and Debate squad shows talent across almost every category of competition.