Debate Team Shines at Competition
Debate Team Shines at Competition

The Middle School Debate Team was privileged to participate in the Harvard-Westlake Debate Invitational over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend. Advised by Middle School History Teacher Sean Clark, the team of Sterling Drummond, Ally Hannagan, Adrien Badakhsh, Caroline Vaccaro, Tommy Lin, Tommy Heffernan, Troy Coale, Brady Ellis, and Tanner Wolfe debated education and civil rights issues with students from all over the greater Los Angeles area.

Caroline Vaccaro was recognized as the top speaker for the middle school tournament that featured over 200 students from top area debate programs. Sterling Drummond, Ally Hannagan, and Adrien Badakhsh went 4-0 and were recognized as an undefeated top 5 team out of a pool of 50 teams.

Brady Ellis, Troy Coale, Tanner Wolf, Tommy Lin, Tommy Heffernan, Caroline Vaccaro all contributed to a third place team finish determined by winning percentage.

The students did an outstanding job representing Oaks Chrstian School while honoring the legacy of Dr. King.

The students did an outstanding job representing Oaks Chrstian School while honoring the legacy of Dr. King.


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