Monday, February 14, 2011
NH-S JUNIOR ADVANCES TO DEBATE FINALS
On February 4th and 5th, the New Hope-Solebury High School Debate Team competed in the 25th annual Pennsbury Falcon Invitational (PFI) at Pennsbury High School. PFI is a national tournament with over 50 schools competing.
Kevin Li, a junior, advanced to the Quarter Finals in the Lincoln Douglas debate. Of 89 participants, Li earned a 3rd seed spot for the out rounds. Out rounds started with a double octofinal bracket (top 32) and Li advanced to the semifinalist level. He lost to Elk Lake’s Austin Cohen who went on to win the tournament.
Li will be competing in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Debate League Finals held at New Hope-Solebury High School on February 16th.