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CDC Debaters Win 2nd in World Schools and 4th in LD at Nationals!

At the NSDA national tournament in Louisville last week, Bhuvan Meruga and Kunal Ponkshe were members of the Western Ohio Blue World Schools debate team that made it to the final round and finished in 2nd place. Lincoln-Douglas debater Leila Hamdan advanced to the 14th round of competition and finished in 4th. She also won 4th place in the LD Speaker Awards based on her scores in the prelim rounds. Leila attended CDC in the summer of 2019. She will be returning to CDC this summer as an instructor. (See Leila's bio here.)

Altogether 37 CDC campers competed at the 2022 national tournament. Here are some of the other noteworthy results: 

  • Sam Bowen advanced to the semifinals in BQD 

  • Elandrea Baker advanced to the double-octafinals in BQD (top 32)

  • Colin Moore advanced to the double-octafinals in BQD (top 32)

  • Shreyas Teegala advanced to round 10 in LD and won 7th best speaker

  • Praveen Kumar advanced to the semifinals in USX and won 11th place

  • Guhan Krishnan advanced to the quarterfinals in USX (top 30)

  • Lily Stuart advanced to round 8 in IX (top 60)

  • Destynn Keuchel advanced to double-octafinals in WSD

  • Varun Tamaskar advanced to double-octafinals in  WSD

  • Rohan Athavale advanced to triple-octafinals in  WSD

  • Nash Brown advanced to triple-octafinals in  WSD

  • Maggie Chen advanced to triple-octafinals in  WSD

  • Ella Jewell advanced to triple-octafinals in  WSD

  • Chris Rhodes advanced to triple-octafinals in  WSD

  • Divya Shanmugam advanced to triple-octafinals in  WSD

  • Nikki Stein advanced to triple-octafinals in  WSD

  • Hayden Frazee advanced to quarters in Congressional Debate - House

If you're a CDC camper who made it to the elim rounds in your event at nationals, please email us and let us know the details!  If you have taken any photos at nationals, please email them to us to add to the slideshows below! 

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