The Brookfield East Debate Team had an outstanding performance at the state tournament on January 21.
In Public Forum Debate, Vivek Srivastava and Bera Demirbilek won the state championship on a unanimous 5-0 decision. Vivek was named top speaker of the tournament and Bera was named 2nd top speaker.
The teams of Muthu Sundar, Emily Zhang, and Thevindu Perrera, Sameer Bhatt also advanced to elimination rounds.
In Lincoln Douglas Debate. Xander Ge was an octofinalist and Amanjot Kaur was a quarterfinalist. Navya Tarikere was named 5th top speaker, and Amanjot and Xander tied for 7th top speaker.
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