Debate Team Wins at Alief Kerr, Snags Trophies at Cy-Fair


Photo courtesy of Kelly Salinas

Team members pose with first place trophy

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor

The Cinco Speech & Debate Team won first place at the Alief Kerr High School tournament on January 30, 2016, sweeping the tournament by placing first in all events entered. They followed this win on February 6 with team members placing in several events at the Cy-Fair High School tournament.

At Alief Kerr, 20 team members were finalists, with several placing in multiple events. Cinco Speech & Debate brought home three first place trophies, one second place trophy, four third place trophies and the four foot tall trophy for winning first place overall.

While the team did not bring home as many trophies at Cy-Fair, nine team members placed within the top 12 in their event, many of which had over 50 entries.

The Speech & Debate Team is scheduled to compete at Seven Lakes High School on February 12 and 13.