Debate Team

Lincoln Douglas Debate Team Keeps Winning Tradition

Last weekend, the W-L Debate Team competed against the area’s top Lincoln – Douglas debaters in the WACFL Metrofinals Tournament. (pictured left to right) Christoph Schoer, Griffin Crouch, Ra’Nya Taylor, Lindsey Gradowski, Caroline Cunningham, Henry Nissen, Belan Yeshigeta, Lizzie Dickerson As a team, they received 3rd place for their year-long team sweepstakes points. Cunningham placed […]

Lincoln-Douglas Debate Headed to Metrofinals

Washington – Liberty High School competes in a Lincoln-Douglas style debate, which is a 1 vs. 1, philosophical debate format. It’s a 12-hour tournament day where they compete in four rounds, arguing for or against a given topic twice. Tournaments are against high-schools in the D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia region. By placing in JV […]

Lincoln-Douglas Debate Team Acquires Accolades

On Saturday, November 16th, ten members of the Washington-Liberty HS Lincoln-Douglas Debate Team competed in their second tournament of the year at Rock Ridge High School in Loudoun Co, VA. Members as well as individual awards of the W-L HS L-D Debate Team include: Lindsey Gradowski   Alana McBride  Chrisraine Gilpin   Elizabeth “Lizzie” Dickerson – 1st Place […]

Students Achieve Recognition at Lincoln Douglas National Debate Championships

Hannah Dembosky and Caroline Cunningham represent Washington – Lee at the Lincoln Douglas National Debate Championships. Hannah placed 5th, and Caroline finished with a winning record and one ballot away from the elimination round. Hannah is the first W-L debater to advance at Nationals beyond the first round of eliminations!

Lincoln Douglas Debate Team Shows Off

The following members of the Lincoln Douglas Debate Team achieved amazing accomplishments: Hannah Dembosky – 1st place at Varsity Metrofinals (Nationals Qualifier) Lindsey Gradowski – 3rd place at Super Regionals (States Qualifier and Varsity Metrofinals Qualifier) Caroline Cunningham – Varsity Metrofinals Qualifier Christoph Schoer – 4th place at WACFL 3, Novice, and Regionals Qualifier Chrisraine Gilpin […]