On Nov. 16, the Wellington Landings Middle School debate team competed in its first away tournament of the 2016-17 Palm Beach County Middle School Debate League season at the Weiss School.
WLMS debaters did a fantastic job representing the school with not only their abilities, but also with their sportsmanship. Several students placed in their events as a result of their effort and dedication. The debate team members look forward to showcasing their talent and improvement through the remaining tournaments of the season.
The following students took home individual awards: Congress Varsity Chamber A, Jaiden Blinston, sixth place; Congress Novice Chamber A, Rylee Bleakley, second place, and Megan Gonzales-Mugaburu, fourth place; Congress Novice Chamber B, Alexander Bartley, fifth place; Congress Novice Chamber C, Casey Siner, second place, and Rebeca Lopez-Anzures, fifth place; Oral Interpretation of Literature, Esperancia Senneus; and Public Forum, Matthew McGann and Sophia Osborne, first place.
The WLMS debate team meets Wednesday after school.
ABOVE: The Wellington Landings Middle School debate team.