The Loomis Chaffee debate team tied for third place at the Choate Parliamentary Debate Tournament last weekend.
Winners from the Loomis team included sophomore Simone Moales, who earned first place speaker in the novice division in just her second debate tournament. Her partner was Drive Rojrachsombat.
The duo of junior Eleanor Peters and sophomore Lily Potter were undefeated in the novice division.
The advanced teams of junior Margaret Kanyoko and senior Sharon Zhou, and sophomore Aidan Gillies and junior Maral Asik each had two wins and a loss.
Curt Robison, faculty advisor to the debate team, congratulates the group on their success at the tournament, which included defeating teams from Andover, Buckingham Browne & Nichols, Brunswick, Choate, Concord, Hotchkiss, and Kingswood Oxford.