KSS/OKM debaters dominant

KSS swept the senior division at the Rossland Secondary Pumpkin Debate Tournament.

  • Nov. 20, 2012 8:00 a.m.

The Kelowna Senior Secondary and Okanagan Mission Secondary teams made their voices heard at the recent 25th annual Rossland Secondary Pumpkin Debate Tournament.

The schools were among a group of nine schools that participated in the debate competition.

KSS swept the senior division.

In the individual senior category (Grade 11/12), the top three finishers were Travis Pulleyblank, Aislinn McDivitt and Kyle Mitchell respectively.

In the team category, first was the tandem of Travis Pulleyblank and Aislinn McDivitt (KSS) with Kyle Mitchell and Daniel Liegmann (KSS/OKM) in second and Hanna Gervais-Turner and Kevin Jacobs (KSS/OKM) in third.

In the junior category (Grade 10), Shaun Taylor and Jeffrey Kates (both OKM students) placed 4th in the junior division.

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