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Lakeland District Debate Shines at New York State Tournament

Lakeland District Debate Shines at New York State Tournament

This past weekend, the Lakeland District debate team competed in the New York State Debate Coaches Association State debate tournament that was held at Horace Mann High School.  The weather forced us into one day of competition, but the tournament ran and the team succeeded. James Allen (L) & Akshay Ramaswamy (L) finished as the Junior Varsity State Champions. James Allen was the 3rd best individual JV speaker in the

Lakeland’s Westchester Classic Concludes

This past weekend, the Lakeland School District in New York hosted its annual debate tournament. This year, more than 355 students from 38 schools in 6 states competed in the event. Over the course of 29 “awake” hours between Friday at 2pm and Sunday at 1pm, the students participated in 578 individual debates that lasted between 45 and 90 minutes, delivered approximately 1400 speeches, and participated in more than 1200

Lakeland District Debate Competes at Korean National Championship

This past weekend, the Lakeland District debate team, represented by Priten Shah and Mihir Paradkar, participated in the Korean National Championship tournament in Seoul, South Korea.  The tournament was hosted by the National Forensic League of Korea (NFLK), which is an affiliate of the National Forensic League of the United States (NFL). As part of the finals competition, the debaters performed two exhibition debates in Memorial Hall at the Korean