November 4, 2010
The Seattle University Debate Team dominated the
competition at the 80th Annual Mahaffey Memorial Debate Tournament held at
Linfield College last month. SU competed against 18 schools from throughout the
Pacific Northwest and took top honors, including several in the novice division
for students who are in their first year of collegiate competition. Honors went
to these SU Arts and Sciences debate team participants for their outstanding
1st Place in Open Debate: Sophia Sanders and Ben Watts1st Place in Novice Debate: Brock Parker and Karen Lauer4th Speaker in Open Debate: Sophia Sanders6th Speaker in Open Debate: Ben Watts1st Speaker in Novice Debate: Brock Parker3rd Speaker in Novice Debate: Karen Lauer5th Speaker in Novice Debate: Raman Khanna
The Debate Team, coached by Adjunct
Professor Chris Richter, is a program of the Communication Department in the
College of Arts and Sciences , which offers 33 undergraduate degree programs and
7 advanced degree programs.
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