Huge Shout out to all the NYC Debaters at Harvard!!!! What a difference 2 years makes. In 2012 not a single NYCUDL team was in the top 20 of the Harvard Debate Tournament (http://tinyurl.com/o6z99td). Today, nearly half the teams in each elimination round were NYCUDL debaters, and 3 of those teams going to the Tournament of Champions!
Finalist – Bronx Law
Semifinalist – Bronx Science
Quarterfinalists – Brooklyn Tech
Octafinalists – ACORN Community HS
3rd Top Speaker – Charles Athanasopolous (Bronx Law)
5th Top Speaker – Tyler Anderson (ACORN Community)
8th Top Speaker – Geo Liriano (Bronx Law)
9th Top Speaker – Ajay Mayar (Bronx Science)
15th Top Speaker – Jeffrey Chui (Brooklyn Tech)
4 Tournament of Championship Bids
Historic. Congratulations to all NYC debaters, coaches, teachers, judges, alumni, volunteers, supporters, parents, EVERYONE. And the biggest congratulations to ACORN, Bronx Law, Brooklyn Tech, and Bronx Science for making history.