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High School Debate Team Finishes Regular Season with Strong Performance

posted Feb 25, 2019, 9:19 AM by Joe Ferry   [ updated Feb 25, 2019, 9:19 AM ]
Five senior members of the PHS Debate Team
Our high school debate team completed the regular season at Salisbury High School on Feb. 22, going 8-0 and posting 25 perfect scores by 12 different students.  

The team finished the regular season with a 26-6 record, good for second place in the Lehigh Valley Interscholastic Debate Association. The Pennridge High School Debate team has 36 members, coached by the PHS Librarian Ms. Lisa Maderic. 

The team continues into the postseason, starting the beginning of March.

This year's debate team has five seniors: from left, Brandon Sipes,
 Alison Yurchak, Ethan Quinn,Ione Blaxall and Evan Carey.