March 06, 2023

Lancer Speech & Debate Winning Streak Continues at CHSSA State Qualifier

After a triumphant performance at UC Berkeley, our Speech & Debate team proceeded to the CHSSA State Qualifier and continued their winning streak. The team had a remarkable start to the qualifier season, with 10 students advancing to the semi-finals. From the initial 10, 9 progressed to the final rounds, and 7 qualified for the State Championship. We are incredibly proud of their hard work and dedication, and we know that they will continue to excel in the upcoming events. The team is currently in the midst of the qualifier season, with three more weekends to go before taking a break. Here are some of the noteworthy highlights:


Violet Tran ‘26 - 3rd Place Original Oratory
Atticus Cruz Jackson ‘26 - 6th Place Original Oratory
Darya Rytova ‘23 - 1st Place International Extemp
Noah Leiva ‘26 - 3rd Place Impromptu
Cameron Rangan ‘25 & Lucas Truong ‘25 - 1st Place Duo Interpretation
Cameron Rangan ‘25 - 7th place Humorous Interpretation
Callum Rangan ‘23 - 2nd Place Humorous Interpretation
Reagan Bean ‘25 / Natalie Dai ‘25 - 7th Place Duo Interpretation
Anna Chen ‘24 - 5th Place Informative Speaking


Violet Tran ‘26, Darya Rytova ‘23, Cameron Rangan ‘25, Lucas Truong ‘25, Callum Rangan ‘23, Noah Leiva ‘26, Reagan Bean ‘25, Natalie Dai ‘25, and Anna Chen ‘24


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