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St. Sebastian's Debate Team competes in Boston-area Independent School Tournament

On Sunday, April 11, 2021, 30 members of the St. Sebastian's Debate Team participated, by debating or serving as a judge, in the Winsor School Invitational Debate Tournament. 

This was a Boston area tournament, featuring debaters from Belmont Hill School and Roxbury Latin School, in addition to St. Sebastian's and Winsor.

Competitors participated in three rounds of Parliamentary Extemporaneous Debating in both the Novice and Advanced divisions. In the third round of debating, they were paired with competitors from other schools. 

Congratulations to Will McInerney '22 who placed 2nd out of 16 speakers competing in the Advanced Division.

Congratulations, as well, to the team of Gianluca Centola '24 and James Joyce '24 who earned 1st place honors out of 28 teams, and to Gianluca and Connor Dumouchel '23 who tied for 2nd place speaker out of 56 debaters competing in the Novice Division.