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The Bronx Science Speech and Debate Team Dominated the NYCFL Riverdale Tournament

The team dominated the NYCFL Riverdale tournament held on October 26, 2019. Click on the headline to read about the team's performances at the tournament.


In Novice Public Forum the undefeated teams of Vivian Yellen (’23) and Carson Michel (’23) placed 3rd, Mirabelle Altshuler (’23) and Grace Zagoria (’23) placed 4th, and Dylan Macleod (’23) and Felix Odenthal (’23) placed 6th. The teams of Alyssa Shore (’23) and Mia Zaslow (’23), Jemima Eastwood (’23) and Katia Anastas (’23), Sabrina Tiger (’23) and Asuka Koda (’23), Andrew Morrissey (’23) and Sela Emery (’23), Aaron Bhanot (’23) and Paul Petrovici (’23) and Faryll Jaffee-Lakatos (’23) and Aaminah Bukhari (’23) all had winning records.  Elizabeth Matta (’23) earned 3rd speaker, Vivian Yellen (’23) earned 4th speaker, Katia Anastas (’23) earned 16th speaker, Grace Zagoria (’23) earned 19th speaker, and Alyssa Shore (’23) earned 20th speaker. 

In JV Public Forum, the undefeated team of Victoria Sanchez (’22) and Khandker Shabnan Habib (’22) placed 5th, the team of Skye Lam (’22) and William Wang (’22) placed 6th, the team of Emelia Nacos (’22) and Kalina Stoyanova (’22) placed 8th, the team of Angela Chen (’22) and Jocelyn Wong (’22) placed 10th, and the team of Farhan Naqib (’22) and Stephen Ogunbiyi (’22) placed 11th.  William Wang (’22) earned 4th speaker, Skye Lam (’22) earned 7th speaker, Emelia Nacos (’22) earned 8th speaker, Khandker Shabnan Habib (’22) earned 13th speaker, Kalina Stoyanova (’22) earned 14th speaker, and Jocelyn Wong (’22) earned 20th speaker. 

In Novice Lincoln-Douglas, Nishat Raihana (’22) placed 8th and earned a half-qualification to the New York State Forensic League State Championship.

Congratulations to all debaters!



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