Strive Prep Tournament – Results

The KDS Team had an excellent performance at the Strive Prep Tournament on Saturday.  Kent students received FOUR Tournament Champion awards: Juliette Watkins (’20)/Jude Barakat(’20) and Anna Veltri (’20)/Adelaide Young (’20) in Duo Interpretation, Daniel Chao (’19) in International Extemp, and Tucker Hamilton (’18)/Alex Hsai (’18) in Policy Debate.  In addition, Alex Hsia (’18) received an “Academy Award” for the most speaker points across ALL debate events.  And, Daniel Chao received an “Academy Award” for breaking to finals in three separate events, one of only three students to do so.  Below is a detailed list of the final awards:

Dramatic Interpretation

  • Esther Omegba (’18) – 2nd Place
  • Alice Noble (’19) – 4th Place
  • Vivek Shah (’21) – 5th Place

Duo Interpretation

  • Juliette Watkins (’20)/Jude Barakat(’20) and Anna Veltri (’20)/Adelaide Young (’20) – Tournament Co-Champions
  • Portia Tieze (’18) and Ashley Capoot (’18) – 4th Place
  • Katrina Starbird (’18) and Kristen Schmidt (’18) – 5th Place
  • Jennifer Weiske (’19) and Danielle Tamkin (’19) – 6th Place

Impromptu Speaking

  • Daniel Chao (’19) – 3rd Place

Informative Speaking

  • Daniel Chao (’19) – 3rd Place
  • Benjamin Hawley (’21) – 4th Place
  • Alexandra Haymons (’20) – 5th Place

International Extemp

  • Daniel Chao (’19) – Tournament Champion
  • Jack London (’20) – 5th Place

Lincoln Douglas

  • Sarah London (’19) – 3rd Place
  • Ari Aghelvi (’19) – 4th Place

Policy Debate

  • Tucker Hamilton (’18) and Alex Hsai (’18) – Tournament Champions
  • Eleanor Sullivan (’20) and Jack Landgraff (’20) – 3rd Place