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Oct. 11, 2017 - Jasper High School Speech and Debate Students Excel at Competition


Twenty-five students represented Jasper High School on September 29-30 in speech and debate at Newman Smith High School in Carrollton, Texas.


 Brandon Wang and Benjamin Ai, Jasper HS

Jasper speech and debate captains Brandon Wang and Benjamin Ai preparing at Newman Smith High School tournament in Carrollton.


Original Oratory

  • Ruilin Chen to semifinals
  • Riya Pau to semifinals
  • Emily Ren to semifinals

International Extemp

  • Avaneesh Rade to semifinals
  • Sophia Sonawalla to semifinals
  • Angela Wang to semifinals 

U.S. Extemp

  • Brandon Wang to semifinals
  • Pranav Pattatathunaduvil - second and state qualifier

Public Forum Debate

  • Nihar Annam and Brandon Wang to quarterfinals
  • Daniel Liang and Sharan Tatineni to semifinals
  • Donovan Spall and Yizhen Zhen to semifinals

Congressional Debate

  • Benjamin Ai - sixth

Lincoln-Douglas Debate

  • Nevin Gera - second


Thank you to Jasper High School parent volunteers who served as judges.