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Championship Debate Tournament

Albion debaters competed in the championship debate tournament 4/28/22 at Mount Jordan middle school. Here are the students who placed in the top 20% of the hundreds of debaters competing that night:


Policy Debate:

  • FIRST PLACE Speaker – James Sorensen
  • 2nd Place Team (and qualified for state) – Sean Gillan and Olivia Moll


Lincoln Douglas Debate:

  • FIRST PLACE (and qualified for state) – Fiona Chen
  • 3rd Place (and qualified for state) – Madelyn Boyack
  • 3rd Place Speaker – Cadence Lund
  • 5th Place Speaker – Naomi Hobby
  • 6th Place (and qualified for state) – Chloe Barrett
  • Additional Top 20 % (and qualified for state)
    • Stone Elggren
    • Ella Churchill
    • Parker Hunt
    • Lily Thackeray


Oratory Speaking:

  • Top 20% (and qualified for state)
    • Max Orullian
    • Anna Miner


Extemporaneous Speaking:

  • 2nd Place (and qualified for state) Jaxon Madsen
  • 3rd place (and qualified for state) Annie Allred
  • 4th place (and qualified for state) Oliver Poleman
  • 5th place (and qualified for state) Ava Booker
  • Additional Top 20 % (and qualified for state)
    • Sophie Nielsen
    • Suzanna Hunter



  • Annie Allred won the MVP award for being Albion’s most successful overall debater in her 2 years of debate.
  • Ella Chruchill won the Coach’s award for being the debater with the most grit, determination, and perseverance.
  • Cian Castleberry, Jaxon Madsen, Ella Churchill, and Cadence Lund were also recognized for their commitment to debate. Since they’ve each chosen to take debate class 3 separate times, they were awarded a special 3-year debater award.
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