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 in Novice & qualifying for JV Metrofinals 
  • Belan Yeshigeta 
  • Griffin Crouch 
  • Charlotte Ruffin – 2nd Place in Novice & half qualifying for JV Metrofinals 
  • Shea Messman 
  • Reid Messman 
  • Ra’nya Taylor 6th Place in JV (not pictured)
  • Anika Bahl (not pictured)
  • Christoph Schoer – 3-1 record & half qual. for Varsity Metrofinals