ML Debate Sweeps First Tournament of School Year

On September 16, Galloway’s Middle Learning Debate Team had its first tournament at Hopewell Middle School, fielding 14 teams from Galloway in a tournament of over 350 debaters!

Special kudos from ML Debate Coach Tommy Sharp to:

  • Mira S. for going JV in her first-ever tournament and being super flexible and fearless!
  • Nolan A., Avner B., Malcolm B., Grant C., Miles G., Holden G., Noah H., Grant H., Elias K., Alexandra R., Charlie S., Dylan S., Tessa S., and Noa T. for competing in their first-ever debate tournament!
  • Bennett S. for competing in his first tournament for Galloway!

And congratulations to the following award winners!


  • 5th Place - Every person who participated for Galloway contributed to this award!  

JV Teams

  • 1st Place: Ashaar and Nikolas
  • 8th Place: Jake and Eliana

JV Speakers

  • 1st Place: Ashaar
  • 5th Place: Nikolas
  • 11th Place: Jeremy
  • 16th Place: Eliana
  • 25th Place: Jake 

Novice Teams

  • 1st Place: Elias and Holden
  • 14th Place: Noa and Alexandra
  • 29th Place: Grant H. and Nolan

Novice Speakers

  • 1st Place: Elias
  • 10th Place: Holden
  • 20th Place: Alexandra
  • 21st Place: Noah
  • 31st Place: Noa
  • 42nd: Nolan
  • 48th: Charlie