April 10, 2018 - Plano and Plano West NSDA National Qualifiers
On April 6-7 and 10, Plano and Plano West Senior High Schools' Speech and Debate Teams competed at the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) District National-Qualifying Speech Tournament. Plano West placed first in overall sweepstakes at this national qualifying tournament.
Top photo: Plano Senior High School speech and debate national qualifiers.
Bottom photo: Plano West speech and debate team with national qualifiers and coach Rhonda Smith middle front row.
The following students will compete at the National Speech and Debate Tournament in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida this summer.
Saavni Desai, Plano Senior High
Nikhil Ramaswamy, Plano West Senior High
Jacqueline Wei, Plano West Senior High
Nick Senktas, Plano Senior High – Congressional Debate, House
Nicolas Teachenor, Plano Senior High - Congressional Debate, Senate
Eshan Chhabra, Plano Senior High - 1st alternate Congressional Debate, House
Burin Balsara, Plano Senior High, 1st alternate
Joyce He and Jessie Yu, Plano Senior High
Katie Brown, Plano West Senior High
Annie Lu, Plano Senior High
International Extemporaneous Speaking
Uzair Alpial, Plano West Senior High
Jennifer Lin, Plano West Senior High
Alternate: Pranay Dhondi, Plano West Senior High
Reagan Cooper, Plano Senior High
Lekha Nettem, Plano West Senior High
Ranie Lin and Jerry Yang, Plano West Senior High
Christina Lu and Carlyn Yang, Plano West Senior High
Art Taychameekiatchai and Jason Zhang, Plano West Senior High