On Sunday, February 16, 2020, St. Sebastian's hosted our Annual Parliamentary Extemporaneous Invitational Debate Tournament for students in both the Novice and Advanced Divisions.
Congratulations to Alessandro Barbiellini '21 and Colin Dowdle '23, who won Speaker's Prizes for their individual performance in the Tournament.
Over 150 students and faculty from 16 Independent Schools participated in the Tournament:
Avon Old Farms School
Buckingham, Brown and Nichols School
Belmont Hill School
Choate Rosemary Hall
Loomis Chaffee School
Noble and Greenough School
St. Paul's School
St. Sebastian's School
Stoneleigh Burnham School
Special thanks to Mr. Michael Deschenes, Mr. Jim Sullivan, and Mr. Richard Palmaccio for helping with the Tournament. Thanks, too, to the following Senior and Junior Debate Team Leaders for organizing and running the Tournament:
Dylan Crandall '20, Michael Farinacci '20, Aidan Garrity '20, Harry Karavolas '20, Timmy Malloy '20, Patrick McDonald '20, Nathan Piecyk '20, Jeff Serowik '20, Timmy Williams '20, Dennis Yandow '20 , Joseph Hamilton '21, Jack Hornyak '21, Juan Oliva '21, and Sam Randall '21