Drury debaters begin the semester at John Brown University
Before the spring semester had even begun, Drury Debate Union students were hard at work. The team traveled into Arkansas for a tournament hosted by John Brown University. Here, they were met with much success.
In team IPDA debate, the Debate Union had 2 teams break into Quarterfinals and receive 4th place. (Austin Cassity and Lindsay Duede, Emily Collier and Kat Sittenauer) Meanwhile, Mallory Pinson and Jerrica Shine advanced into Semifinals and took 3rd place. Emily Collier also received recognition for being the 3rd place speaker in team debate.
In individual Varsity IPDA, Mallory Pinson advanced into Quarterfinals and took 4th place. Lindsay Duede advanced into Semifinals and took 3rd place. Mallory also received recognition for being the 4th place speaker.
Overall, Drury took 1st place in Team IPDA Sweepstakes. The team looks forward to the rest of their busy competition season!