Stuyvesant Speech & Debate

2017- 2018

We represent one of the most honorable organizations both nationally and at Stuyvesant. Our emphasis on public-speaking, self-expression and confidence isn't only aimed at training national competitors and finalists; it's aimed at training future leaders. This team represents a second family for every single one of us.

Villiger 2013 Results!!

Congratulations to everyone for an excellent showing at the Villiger Invitational 2013, marking our best performance of the season thus far. Not only did we win 1st place as a school, but we had outstanding individual performances, and great team spirit. The results are as follows:


Original Oratory

Israt Hossain - 5th

Josephine Chun - 6th

Rebecca Lee-McFadden - Semifinalist


Dramatic Performance 

Tahia Islam - 1st!!

Corbin Allardice - Semifinalist

Juliette Hainline - Quarterfinalist



Danielle Hahami - 2nd

Rishika Jikaria - 3rd

Philip Chun - 5th

Joyce Lee - 6th

Jonathan Aung - Semifinalist

Yuchen Jin - Quarterfinalist

Lela Ni - Quarterfinalist

Brianne Cotter - Quarterfinalist



Teresa Chen - Semifinalist

Edric Huang - Quarterfinalist

Alex Hirsch - Quarterfinalist

Lisa Shi - Quarterfinalist


Oral Interpretation

Tahia Islam - 3rd

Juliette Hainline - 4th

Kate Johnston - 5th

Liam Elkind - 6th

Libby Ho - Semifinalist

Zora Arum - Semifinalist

Corbin Allardice - Quarterfinalist

Shanelle Quizon - Quarterfinalist

Valerie Vishnevetskaya - Quarterfinalist


Duo Interpretation

Danielle Hahami & Rishika Jikaria - WINNERS!


Student Congress

Benedict Bolton - 1st Honorable Mention (3rd Place)

Dennis Nenov - Finalist

Daniel Kodsi - Finalist

Ioana Solomon - Finalist


Policy Debate

Jeremy Atos & Jeffrey Yan - Quarterfinalists

Soham Daga & Daniel Goynatsky - Octofinalists 

Pablo Blanco & Nimo Dickerson - Double Octofinalists

Tina Jiang & Yi Zhang - Double Octofinalists

Mindi Cao & Alice Xu - Double Octofinalists


Public Forum Debate

David Cahn & Jack Cahn - Octofinalist

George Kitsios & Thomas Duda - Octofinalist

Jakob Urda & Ben Kessler - Octofinalist


Lincoln & Douglas Debate

Kathy Wang - Double Octofinalist 

Sweyn Venderbush - Double Octofinalist


Our Director of Forensics, Ms. Julie Sheinman, was also awarded for her excellent work on behalf of our team. 

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