Three Cheers for Middle School Debaters!

DECEMBER 7, 2023

In early December, Middle School debaters dove into discourse and disagreements at a debate tournament hosted at Dalton. A total of 14 schools presented 61 teams (with 173 individual competitors). Nightingale debaters earned seven awards including a repeat 1st Place Varsity Team Award and a repeat 3rd Place Tournament Award. The novice team of Grace K. ’29, Lily S. ’29, and Sienna S. ’29 earned 2nd place Novice Team with first time debater and Top Novice Speaker Grace!

School Awards

  • 3rd Place Tournament Award with 15 wins overall (total wins in tournament)

Individual Awards (points scored for execution)

  • 1st Place Novice Speaker and recipient of the gavel - Grace K. ’29
  • 2nd Place Varsity Speaker - Alex R. ’28
  • 3rd Place Novice Speaker - Lily S. ’29
  • 6th Place Novice Speaker - Sienna S. ’29

Team Awards (students debate in two or three person teams)

  • 2nd Place Novice Team - Grace K. ’29, Lily S. ’29h, and Sienna S. ’29
  • 1st Place Varsity Team - Cate B. ’29, Sarah Y. ’28, and Alex R. ’28