Wellington Debaters Win Awards At Martin County High School

Wellington debate students at Martin County High School.

Seven Wellington High School students took home trophies from Martin County High School at the first PBCFL tournament of 2023.

In Lincoln Douglas Debate, Paula Currea placed fifth, going 3-1. In Oral Interpretation, Angelina Greco placed fourth overall. In Congressional Debate, Emma Gardner placed second, Colin Gibson placed fourth, Emma Segfeldt and Brandon Burt each placed fifth, and Lauren Beer placed sixth. In addition, Emma Segfeldt was her chamber’s best PO.

WHS students earned three new National Speech & Debate degrees. Madison Neltner passed the 150-point mark, earning her Degree of Excellence, while both Angelina Greco and Melody Pratz earned the Degree of Honor and their varsity debate letters, surpassing the 75-point plateau.