Speech & Debate

Tournament Results

2023 Bargain Belt Invitational (Oct 21-22)

Public Forum

Novice PF

Semifinalists: Soen C. & Shion L.

Semifinalists: Riya D. & Kelly H.

Quarterfinalists: Joell K. & Yevin K.

Octofinalists: Brendan P. & David H.

Octofinalists: Jesse P. & Alaisha S.

Octofinalists: Brendan L. & Suri P.

2nd Speaker: Riya D.
3rd Speaker: Alaisha S.

4th Speaker: Nikita S.

3rd speaker (for R1-4): Joshua L.

Open PF

1st Speaker: Diya B.

3rd Speaker: Shriya B.

 

Lincoln-Douglas

Novice LD

3-2 Result: Saanvi S.

 

Open LD

Quarterfinalist: Darsh M.

Octofinalist: Avnit K.

3-2 result: Brandon A.

2023 CSUF Fall Speech and Debate (Oct 14-15)

Open Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Winner: Ashvik N.

Middle School Public Forum Debate

Quarterfinalist: Riya D. & Joelle K.

2023 Jack Howe Memorial Tournament

Public Forum Debate

Middle School PF

Semifinalist: Brendan P. & Nathan J.

Quarterfinalist: Riya D. & Kelly H.

Quarterfinalist: Aryan S. & Jayden L.

1st Speaker: Aryan S.

9th Speaker: Jesse P.

 

Novice PF

Semifinalist: Cameron L. & Vibha A.

Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Open LD

Double Octos & 9th Speaker: Rachel Y.

TOC LD

Quarterfinalist & 3rd Speaker: Vaibhav D.

2023 Chuck Ballingall Memorial Invitational

Open Public Forum Debate

Quarterfinalist: Joanna J. & Celine P.
Quarterfinalist: Nicole L. & Vihan R.

3rd Speaker: Celine P.

5th Speaker: Joanna J.

 

Novice Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Quarterfinalist (undefeated 5-0): Allison L.

5th Speaker: Allison L.

2023 National Speech and Debate Season Opener

Open Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Quarterfinalist: Vaibhav D.

2023 Loyola Invitational

Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Semifinalist: Andrew P.

Octofinalist: Vaibhav D.

4th Speaker: Andrew P.

2023 Digital Speech and Debate E Championship

Public Forum Debate (Middle School)

Quarterfinalist: Hayoung L. & Celine P.

Quarterfinalist: Diya B. & Shravya S.

Partials: Riya D. & Joelle K.

7th Speaker (out of 130): Hayoung L.

Lincoln-Douglas Debate (Middle School)

Quarterfinalist: Darsh M.

2023 National Tournament of Champions (TOC)

Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Quarterfinalist: Andrew P.

5th Speaker: Andrew P.

20th Speaker: Vaibhav D.

It is worth noting that the Tournament of Champions (high school level) is absolutely one of the most difficult national tournaments in the US.

2023 Wolfcub Invitational Middle School Tournament

Lincoln-Douglas Debate

2nd Place Audrey K. L.

2023 Philhistorian Middle School and High School Championship

Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Quarterfinalist & 7th Speaker

Individual Event (Public Speaking)

Impromptu Speaking:

4th Place: Ellie K.

6th Place: Michelle P.

 

Informative Speech:

4th Place: Ellie K.

Elementary Spontaneous Argument

10th Place: Brent B.

Finalist: Aarav J.

Finalist: Jenna R.

2023 TOC Digital Debate Series #3 (March 11-12, 2023)

Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Semifinalist: Andrew P.

2023 Marlborough Middle School and Novice Invitational (March 4, 2023)

Lincoln Douglas Debate

1st Place Champion: (Undefeated) Darsh M.

3rd Place: Ashvik N.

9th Place: Allison L.

5th Speaker: Darsh M.

6th Speaker: Allison L.

9th Speaker: Ashvik N.

Public Forum Debate

MS PF

1st Place Champion (Undefeated): Diya B. & Shravya S.

2nd Place: Riya D. & Joelle K.

4th Place: Soen C. & Shion L.

5th Place: Kelly H. & Yevin K.

7th Adithya A. & Soumil A.

8th Place: Nelson Q. & Saharsh D.

1st Speaker: Shravya S.

2nd Speaker: Joelle K.

3rd Speaker: Riya D.

4th Speaker: Diya B.

7th Speaker: Soen C.

10th Speaker: Brendan P.

 

Novice PF

1st Place Champion: Alice K. & Yujun G.

2nd Place: Joanna J. & Olivia J.

3rd Place: Jonathan L. & Aryaman T.

4th Place: Jaden H. & Enoch O.

2023 California Invitational Berkeley Debate (Feb 18-20, 2023)

Lincoln Douglas Debate

Varsity LD Finalist: Vaibhav D.

Varsity LD Triples: Andrew P.

Varsity LD 4th Speaker: Vaibhav D.

Public Forum Debate

Varsity PF Triples: Shriya B. & Tanishka J.

2023 37th Annual Stanford Invitational (Feb 11-13, 2023)

Lincoln Douglas Debate

TOC LD Octofinalist: Vaibhav D.

Open CA LD Octofinalist: Avnit K.

Middle School LD Quarterfinalist: Ashvik N.

Middle School LD Quarterfinalist: Darsh M.

Middle School LD 8th Speaker: Ashvik N.

Public Forum Debate

Middle School PF Triples: Riya D. & Joelle K.

2023 Claremont Wolfpack (Feb 11-13, 2023)

Individual Events

Open POI Finalist: Sue O.

Open Impromptu Semifinalist: Elle K.

Open Impromptu Semifinalist: Sue O.

Open Informative Speaking: Ellie K.

Public Forum Debate

JV PF Semifinalists: Joanna J. & Olivia J.

JV PF 5th Speaker: Brendan P.

2023 Peninsula Invitational (Jan 21-23, 2023)

Open Public Forum Debate

Quarterfinalist: Shriya B. & Tanishka J.

Open Lincoln Douglas Debate

Semifinalist: Vaibhav D.

Quarterfinalist: Andrew P.

*1st Speaker: Andrew P.

7th Speaker: Vaibhav D.

Tournament of Champions Nationals Qualifiers!

2022 CPS LD Invitational

TOC (Tournament of Champions) Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Octo-Finalist: Andrew P.

TOC (Tournament of Champions) Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Octo-Finalist: Vaibhav D.

TOC (Tournament of Champions) Lincoln-Douglas Debate: 4th Speaker: Vaibhav D.

TOC (Tournament of Champions) Lincoln-Douglas Debate: 5th Speaker: Andrew P.

 

Open Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Semifinalist: David L. (5-0 results from prelims)

Open Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Semifinalist: Avnit K.

2022 Damien Middle School and Novice Invitational

Middle School Lincoln-Douglas Debate: *Champion* (Ashvik N.)

Middle School Lincoln-Douglas Debate: 3rd Speaker (Ashvik N.)

Middle School Lincoln-Douglas Debate: 4th Speaker (Allison L.)

Middle School Lincoln-Douglas Debate: 9th Speaker (Darsh M.)

 

Middle School Public Forum Debate: Finalists (Soumil A. & Isaac C.)

Middle School Public Forum Debate: 4th Speaker (Soumil A.)

Middle School Public Forum Debate: 8th Speaker (Isaac C.)

Middle School Public Forum Debate: 10th Speaker (Celine P.)

2022 La Costa Canyon Winter Classic

Varsity Public Forum: Double Octo-finalists (Shriya B. & Tanishka J.)

2022 La Reina Invitational

Middle School Lincoln Douglas Debate: 4th Speaker (Allison L.)

Open Lincoln Douglas Debate: 7th Speaker (Rachel Y.)

Open Lincoln Douglas Debate: 4th Seed (Ian K.), 5th Seed (Kyle L), 6th Seed (Rachel Y.)

Open Impromptu: 4th Please (Sue O.)

Open Impromptu: 5th Please (Ellie K.)

 

2022 TOC Digital Speech and Debate Series 1

Varsity Lincoln Douglas: Semifinalist earning a bid to the 2023 Tournament of Champions Nationals (Vaibhav D.)

Varsity Lincoln Douglas: 2nd Speaker (Andrew P.)

2022 Damus Hollywood Invitational

Varsity Lincoln Douglas: Semifinalist with full qualification for the 2023 Tournament of Champions Nationals (Andrew P.)

2022 Cal State Fullerton Invitational

Middle School Lincoln Douglas: Co-Champion & 1st Speaker (Darsh M.)

 

2022 Bargain Belt Invitational

Novice Public Forum DebateWinner (Diya B. & Shravya S.)

Novice Public Forum Debate – 3rd Speaker (Shravya S.)

Novice Public Forum Debate – 10th Speaker (Diya B)

2022 Georgetown Fall PF Online PF and LD

Public Forum Debate – Semifinalist (Hayoung L. & Celine P.)

2022 Jack Howe Invitational

Public Forum Debate – Octofinalist (Shriya B. & Tanishka J.)

Public Forum Debate – 6th Speaker (Shriya B.)

Public Forum Debate – 10th Speaker (Tanishka J.)

Public Forum Debate – Semifinalists (Hayoung L. & Celine P.)

Public Forum Debate – Quarter-finalists (Yujun G. & Ayden J.)

Public Forum Debate – 10th Speaker (Hayoung L.)

Public Forum Debate – 9th Speaker (Yujun G.)

Lincoln-Douglas Debate – Double Octofinalist (Sean K.)

2022 Middle School TOC Hosted by UK

Lincoln-Douglas Debate – Doubles (Ashvik N.)

Lincoln-Douglas Debate – Doubles (Darsh M.)

Lincoln-Douglas Debate – Triples (David S.)

Lincoln-Douglas Debate – 6th Speaker (Darsh M.)

Lincoln-Douglas Debate – 7th Speaker (Ashvik N.)

2022 National Online Forensics Championship

High School Interp – Bronze (Sue O.)

High School Impromptu – Bronze (Sue O.)

2022 La Reina Spring Invitational (April 3-4, 2022)

Public Forum Debate – 1st Place (Shriya B. & Tanishka J.)
Public Forum Debate – 3rd Speaker (Shriya B.)
Public Forum Debate – 1st Place (Shriya B. & Tanishka J.)

2022 Marlborough Middle School Invitational 2 (March 26, 2022)

Lincoln-Douglas Debate – 8th Place (Kevin Han)
Lincoln-Douglas Debate – 10th Place (Kevin Hur)
Lincoln-Douglas Debate – 11th Place (Ashvik N.)
Lincoln-Douglas Debate – 12th Place (David S.)
Public Forum Debate – 2nd Place (Ayden J. & Aditya K.)
Public Forum Debate – 4th Place (Audrey L. & Celine P.)
Public Forum Debate – 7th Place (Saharsh D. & Hayoung L.)
Public Forum Debate – 2nd Speaker (Aditya K.)
Public Forum Debate – 4th Speaker (Ayden J.)
Public Forum Debate – 5th Speaker (Audrey L.)
Public Forum Debate – 7th Speaker (Celine P.)

Please congratulate Honor Academy's current high school students who qualified for the State Championships and the Nationals in 2022!

The State Championships

  • Erin B. (Cypress HS)
  • Omkar K. (Cypress HS)
  • Joseph K. (Cypress HS)
  • Jenna L. (Oxford Academy)
  • Vaibhav D. (Oxford Academy)
  • Sam S. (Oxford Academy)
  • Sue O. (Sunny Hills HS)
  • Dana K. (Los Alamitos HS)

The NSDA Nationals

  • Dana K. (Los Alamitos HS)

The Tournament of Champions Nationals

  • Andrew P. (Troy HS)

2022 California Invitational Berkeley Debate (Feb 19-21, 2022)

Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Debate – Double Octofinalist (Vaibhav D.)
Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Debate – Triple Octofinalist (Andrew P.)