Debate Team

Debate Team Argues in Metro Finals

The Washington – Liberty HS Debate team competed in Metro finals over the weekend with Griffin Crouch, Ella Gundrum, Ava Schwarz, Karan Dholakia, Daisy Maxwell representing very well.

Debate Team Earns Honors at States, Advances to NCFL Nationals

Christoph Schoer recently took 1st Place at VHSL Super Regionals. Then after seven rounds of debating captured 2nd place in our subsequent State Tournament. Schoer will then advance to NCFL at the end of May along with his teammate Griffin Crouch. Good Luck!  

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 […]