Four debate students brought home eight trophies and ribbons from the Hurricane Classic at Holy Trinity Catholic School in Temple on Labor Day weekend. Debaters competed in Impromptu Speaking, Public Forum Debate, and Lincoln-Douglas Debate.
Making the trip were Elizabeth Powell, Garrett Faulkenbery, Hannah Howard and Reece Thompson. Accompanying the team were coaches Suzanne Kelly and Ed Culham.
Howard, a sophomore, represented Vanguard at the National NFL competition in Kansas City, Missouri in June 2010. She defeated debaters from 32 other schools in the LBJ District to earn the right to compete.
Elizabeth Powell and Garrett Faulkenbery — 1st place Public Forum Debate
Hannah Howard — 5th place Lincoln-Douglas
Reece Thompson — 5th place Novice Lincoln-Douglas
Elizabeth Powell — 1st place Impromptu
Garrett Faulkenbery — 2nd place Impromptu
Hannah Howard — 5th place Impromptu
Garrett Faulkenbery 6th place Lincoln-Douglas