Speech and Debate · Speech and Debate Team Wins First Tournament of the Year!

Nine members of the Talking Rams, the LHWHS speech and debate team, competed in the first tournament of the year. The team took first place overall in team sweepstakes!



Congratulations to the team members who placed in the tournament!


Chamber A
Josh Wolk (12) – 1st place
Ryan Tung (11) – 2nd place


Chamber D
Grace Hu (12) – 1st place


Chamber E
Anna Reis (12) – 1st place


Chamber F
William Xie (12) – 1st place



Two team members also earned advanced degrees in the National Forensic League of the National Speech and Debate Association:
Ryan Tung – Degree of Special Distinction (500 points)
William Xie – Degree of Outstanding Distinction (1,000 points)


A huge congratulations to Rishil Gadde (9) on competing in his first tournament and being the first novice to compete in a tournament this year!