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BHS Speech and Debate Team Places First at Invitational

The BHS Speech and Debate Team

Brighton High School’s Speech and Debate Team took first place among the 10 schools at BHS’ annual invitational on Dec. 1. The team of Edwin Rosenberg and Jacob Ritterman competed in Public Forum Debate; Robbie Daly competed in Lincoln-Douglas Debate; Madeline Franz and Ayesha Patel competed in Original Oratory; Bhuvana Chimmiri, Sophie Zhou, and Andrew Guo competed in Declamation; Daniel Kolodny competed in Extemporaneous Speech; and the teams of Krista Kolberg and Megdess Negussie and Patrick Boese and Cole Kuczek competed in Dramatic Duo.

So far this season, Ritterman, Rosenberg, Roei Dery, Anoop Sunkara, Daly, Chimmiri, Zhou, and Patel have earned sufficient rankings to qualify for the state competition in April.