Shawnee Mission North:
The SME Debate squad placed 1st in sweeps out of 13 schools at the Shawnee Mission North invitational meaning that East had more cumulative wins than any other school in attendance.
Barrett Cooper / Mitch Kerr placed 1st in JV (finals)
Will Brownlee (who debated maverick) placed 4th in JV (quarterfinals)
Other team members who contributed to the sweepstakes are Erika Levy, Taylor Thompson, Josh Fowler, Courtney Sharp, Logan Bennion and Johnston Davis.
Liam Murphy / Sam Tulp placed 3rd in Varsity (semifinals)
Teams Murphy/Tulp, Ada Throckmorton / Utsa Ramaswami, Chase Derusseau / Jamie McDonald and Jack Mitchell / Seth Myers received their second DCI (Debate Coaches’ Invitational) bids.
Shawnee Mission South:
Calen Gilmore / Carlie Smith placed 4th with a 4-1 record
Erik Harken / Alexis Welch placed 5th with a 4-1 record
Other participating teams:
Claire Gibbs / Keyli Kamin had a record of 4-1
Ellis Nepstad / Matt Bruyere had a record of 3-2
Tommy Sherk / Charlie Jenson had a record of 3-2