School Without Walls Debaters did exceptionally well at the DC Urban Debate League’s first high school competition of the school year. Fifty-five debaters from seven public and private high schools participated.
Walls won the following awards:
In the School category:
- 1st place Sweepstake (this award goes to the School with the highest scoring teams).
- 1st place Percentage (this award goes to the School with the highest number of wins; 6 Walls teams debated 4 rounds each, for a total of 24 rounds; Walls won 21 of the 24 rounds).
In the Team category:
- 2nd, 3rd and 5th place Team teams awards.
In the Individual category:
- 3rd, 4th, 6th and 7th place Individual Speaker awards.
The competition was held on Saturday, October 20, at the Capital City Charter School. The photo above shows the debaters with their awards.