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Debate Team Participates in BB&N Tournament

On Sunday, December 6, 2020, 13 members of the St. Sebastian's Debate Team participated, by debating or serving as judges, in the Buckingham, Browne and Nichols School Invitational Debating and Public Speaking Tournament. 

This was a combined Debating and Speaking Tournament, so competitors were required to participate in all three events: Parliamentary Extemporaneous Debating, Impromptu Speaking, and Interpretive Reading, in both the Novice and Advanced divisions. 

Congratulations to Alessandro Barbiellini '21, who won a prize for placing 3rd out of over 50 speakers in the Advanced Division in the category of Parliamentary Extemporaneous Debating.

Students from 13 Independent Schools competed in the Tournament:

Buckingham, Browne, and Nichols School
Choate Rosemary Hall
Commonwealth School
Deerfield Academy
Governor's Academy 
Groton School
Hotchkiss School
Noble and Greenough School
Roxbury Latin School
St. Paul's School
St. Sebastian's School
Stoneleigh-Burnham School
Winsor School