Debate Accomplishments

Forensics Team
Over the last 20 years, Meadows students have consistently excelled at various speech and debate competitions at the state, regional, and national level. 

National Champions

  • 2004 Jilian Lopez / Chenault Taylor (Novice Policy Debate)
  • 2009 Jordan Lamothe (Bailey Dukes Award - Lincoln Douglas)
  • 2010 Jordan Lamothe (Bailey Dukes Award - Lincoln Douglas)
  • 2012 Ryan Fink (NDCA Champion – Lincoln Douglas)

Tournament of Champions Qualifiers

  • 2005 Emily Ferenbach / Thomas Kenny (Policy Debate)
  • 2005 Amanda Liverzani (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2006 Nick Shook / Korbin Coskey (Policy Debate)
  • 2006 Neha Gupta / Chenault Taylor (Policy Debate)
  • 2006 Mike Spirtos (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2007 Korbin Coskey / Ryan Saxe (Policy Debate)
  • 2007 Jeremy Selesner / Bobby Kim (Policy Debate)
  • 2007 Mike Spirtos (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2008 Jeremy Selesner / Bobby Kim (Policy Debate)
  • 2008 Ryan Saxe / Justin Blau(Policy Debate)
  • 2008 Amanda Signorelli (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2008 Adrienne Keamy (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2008 Nick Bratton (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2009 Amanda Signorelli (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2009 Adrienne Keamy (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2009 Jordan Lamothe (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2009 Nate Socolof (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2010 Spenser Silbey / Jesslyn Laguna Mitchell (Policy Debate)
  • 2010 Jordan Lamothe (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2010 Nate Socolof (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2010 Ryan Fink (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2011 Spenser Silbey / Michael Wang (Policy Debate)
  • 2011 Nate Socolof (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2011 Ryan Fink (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2012 Ed Hendrickson (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2012 Ryan Fink (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2012 Nathaniel Saxe / Josh Reisman (Policy Debate)
  • 2013 Ed Hendrickson (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2015 Melanie Shackleford (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2016 Luis Sandoval (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2016 Sara Kaplan (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2016 Abdus Najmi / Clara Bates (Policy Debate)
  • 2017 Abdus Najmi / Clara Bates (Policy Debate)
  • 2020 Lexy Yeager / Chloe Nguyen (Policy Debate)

State Champions

  • 2000 Joy Simon (Student Congress)
  • 2001 Joy Simon (Student Congress)
  • 2001 Kim Hyson (Student Congress)
  • 2001 Jamie Thalgott / Erin Moore (Policy Debate)
  • 2001 Kristina Escamilla (Dramatic Interpretation)
  • 2002 Kristina Escamilla (Dramatic Interpretation)
  • 2003 Emily Ferenbach (Student Congress)
  • 2004 Emily Ferenbach / Jazmyn Henry (Policy Debate)
  • 2008 Amanda Signorelli (Lincoln Douglas)
  • 2009 Adrienne Keamy (Lincoln Douglas – Co Champion)
  • 2009 Amanda Signorelli (Lincoln Douglas – Co Champion)
  • 2012 Maddy Walsh (Lincoln Douglas)
  • 2015 Connor Chapkis / William Neme Micula (Policy – Co Champion)
  • 2015 Alex Lanzkowsky / Sander Straus (Policy – Co Champion)

NFL National Qualifiers

  • 2000 Joy Simon (Student Congress)
  • 2000 Kim Hyson (Student Congress)
  • 2001 Jamie Thalgott / Erin Moore (Policy Debate)
  • 2001 Jim Jimmerson / Scott Goldstein (Policy Debate)
  • 2001 Ori Devera / Brandon Howard (Duo Interpretation)
  • 2001 Kristina Escamilla (Dramatic Interpretation)
  • 2001 Rosalind Baccus (Original Oratory)
  • 2002 Erin Moore / Jamie Thalgott (Policy Debate)
  • 2002 Jordan Kelley (Humorous Interpretation)
  • 2002 Kristina Escamilla (Dramatic Interpretation)
  • 2004 Thomas Kenny / Emily Ferenbach (Policy Debate)
  • 2005 Emily Ferenbach / Thomas Kenny (Policy Debate)
  • 2005 Neha Gupta / Brittany Breed (Policy Debate)
  • 2005 Amanda Liverzani / Casey Howard (Public Forum)
  • 2005 Zack Martin (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2007 Amanda Signorelli (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2008 Amanda Signorelli (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2008 Jordan Lamothe (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2008 Jasmine Ghuman (Dramatic Interpretation)
  • 2010 Seth Merkin (Lincoln Douglas Debate)
  • 2012 Josh Reisman / Nathaniel Saxe (Policy Debate)
  • 2013 Madison Evans / Sander Straus (Policy Debate)
  • 2014 Connor Chapkis / William Neme-Micula (Policy Debate)