Nationals 2020

Congress House

Rachel Eizner, 1st Place

Rushil Roy, Finalist

Arul Mathur, Finalist

 

National Extemp

Arham Habib, Quarter Finalist

Mrudhula Nithiyakumar, Quarter-Finalist

 

Program of Oral Interp

Zaid Fattah,  Semi-Finalist

Speech & Debate Virtual Banquet

Banquet Program

NSDA AWARDS

PERFORMANCE AWARDS

EVENT AWARDS

CLASS AWARDS

Thank you to the following alumni who helped present awards.

Chitra Aiyar, 1992

Austin Glimme, 1995

Matt Rojansky, 1998

Priyal Subramanian, 1998

Nick Lawlis, 2000

Michael Caporusso, 2001

Will Leiter, 2003

Hayden Padgett, 2010

Sebastian DeLuca, 2010

Asha Fereydouni, 2011

Bijan Mehryar, 2011

Bijan Poustinchian, 2011

Gabe Bronshteyn, 2012

Akhil Mathur, 2012

Soumya Ramireddy, 2014

Kevin Luo, 2016

Jackson Matley, 2017

Jenice Kim, 2018

Raymond Fang, 2019

 

2020 National Qualifiers Speech and Debate

Congress Qualifiers

House

Amber Xu (auto-qualifier), Rachel Eizner, Rushil Roy, Charlie Gu, Arul Mathur

 

Speech Qualifiers and Alternates

Dramatic Interpretation Qualifiers

Shanmugesh Raja, Alan Chen

Humorous Interpretation Qualifier

Christina Kim

Informative Qualifier

Lisa Liong

International Extemp Qualifier

Lisa Leung

National Extemp Qualifiers

Arham Habib (auto-qualifier)

Mrudhula Nithiyakumar

Rushil Roy

Program of Oral Interp Qualifier

Zaid Fattah

 

Alternates

Dramatic Interp 2nd Alternate, Layla Goldberg

Humorous Interp 2nd Alternate, Ronit Batra

International Extemp 3rd Alternate, Arul Mathur

National Extemp 2nd Alternate, Charles Gu

Program of Oral Interp 2nd Alternate, Alan Chen

 

Debate Qualifiers and Alternates

Lincoln-Douglas Debate Qualifiers

Vaidehee Durgude

 

Alternates

1st Alternate, Siya Sharma

2nd Alternate Lincoln-Douglas, Lisa Leung

3rd Alternate Lincoln-Douglas, Mrudhula Nithiyakumar

 

 

 

State Quals Debate, Congress, Speech March 7-8

Debate and Congress

Mrudhula Nithiyakumar Lincoln-Douglas Debate Qualifier
Lisa Leung Lincoln-Douglas Debate Qualifier
Arham Habib Lincoln-Douglas Debate Qualifier
Vaidehee Durgude Lincoln-Douglas Debate Qualifier
Siya Sharma Lincoln-Douglas Debate Qualifier
Edward Tak Lincoln-Douglas Debate Qualifier
Oliver Johansson Lincoln-Douglas Debate Qualifier
Anvith Nagarjuna Parliamentary Debate Qualifier
Sarush Soti Parliamentary Debate Qualifier
Audrey Kamena Student Congress Qualifier
Sabrina Brandeis Student Congress Qualifer
Rachel Eizner Student Congress Qualifier
Charlie Gu Student Congress Qualifier PO
Alyssa Brown Student Congress Qualifier PO
Kevin Wang Student Congress Alternate PO
Rushil Roy Student Congress Alternate
Eston Kuwahara Student Congress Alternate
Arul Mathur Student Congress Alternate
Akash Anand Student Congress Alternate

Speech

Sydney Brandeis QUALIFIER Impromptu
Aishu Nagabhushan AUTO-QUALIFIER Advocacy
Sabrina Brandeis QUALIFIER Advocacy
Layla Goldberg QUALIFIER Dramatic
Shanmugesh Raja QUALIFIER Dramatic
Alan Chen QUALIFIER Dramatic
Zaid Fattah AUTO-QUALIFIER Program Oral Interpretation
Alan Chen QUALIFIER Program Oral Interpretation
Lisa Leung QUALIFIER International Extemp
Siya Sharma QUALIFIER International Extemp
Arul Mathur QUALIFIER International Extemp
Rushil Roy QUALIFIER National Extemp
Arham Habib QUALIFIER National Extemp
Mrudhula Nithiyakumar QUALIFIER National Extemp
Brian Leong QUALIFIER Original Prose & Poetry
Ronit Batra QUALIFIER Humorous
Christina Kim QUALIFIER Humorous
Lisa Liong QUALIFIER Expository
Audrey Kamena Alternate Advocacy
Edward Tak Alternate National Extemp
Rohan Chandran Alternate Original Oratory
Jayna Huang Alternate Original Oratory
Muskaan Gupta Alternate Dramatic
Alisa Ioffe Alternate Humorous

Berkeley Invitational Feb 15-17

Original Oratory
Aishu Nagabhushan Quarter-Finalist
Jayna Huang Octa-Finalist

Extemporaneous Speaking
Arham Habib 4th Place
Siya Sharma Quarter-Finalist
Lisa Leung Quarter-Finalist
Mrudhula Nithiyakumar Octa-Finalist
Dramatic Interpretation
Shanmugesh Raja Semi-Finalist
Layla Goldberg Quarter-Finalist
Muskaan Gupta Octa-Finalist

Humorous Interpretation
Christina Kim Semi-Finalist
Ronit Batra Quarter-Finalist
Ira Dabke Quarter-Finalist

Impromptu
Siya Sharma Quarter-Finalist

Program of Oral Interpretation
Zaid Fattah Semi-Finalist
Alan Chen Quarter-Finalist

Congress
Amber Xu 6th Place
Rachel Eizner Finalist
Rushil Roy Finalist
Anvith Nagarjuna Semi-Finalist
Charlie Gu Semi-Finalist
Arul Mathur Semi-Finalist
Lincoln-Douglas Debate (JV)
Amran Hudda Octa-Finalist
2nd Speaker

Public Forum Varsity
Ben Sheyman 3-Octa-Finalist
Ezekiel Kumar

 

Stanford Invitational 2/8-2/9

Speech Awards

Varsity Impromptu
Sydney Brandeis 4th Place

Varsity International Extemp
Lisa Leung 4th Place
Siya Sharma Quarter-Finals
Varsity Humorous
Ronit Batra Semi-Finals
Ira Dabke Semi-Finals
Varsity National Extemp
Arham Habib 1st Place
Mrudhula Nithiyakumar 7th Place
Siya Sharma Quarter-Finals
Zain Shabbir Quarter-Finals
Varsity Original Oratory
Sydney Brandeis Quarter-Finals
Varsity Program of Oral Interp
Zaid Fattah 1st Place

 

Public Forum Debate Awards

Harsh Wadhwa 5-2      3-Octas
Jack Chang

Harsh Wadhwa 9th place speaker
Jack Chang 19th place speaker

 

Congress Awards

Congress Semi-Finalists
Margo Cohen
Eston Kuwahara
Charles Gu
Krishi Saripalli
Samira Sinha
Rachel Eizner – Finalist
Akash Anand
Amber Xu
Amran Hudda
Rushil Roy
Audrey Kamena
Sabrina Brandeis
Arul Mathur
Anvith Nagarjuna
Kevin Wang

 

 

Events 3, Lowell HS 2/1

Varsity Winners

Original Oratory
Rachel Eizner – 3rd place
Sydney Brandeis – 6th place

Original Advocacy
Audrey Kamena – 1st Place
Sabrina Brandeis – 2nd Place
Margo Cohen – 6th Place

International Extemp
Lisa Leung – 1st Place
Arul Mathur – 4th Place
Shaan Shabbir – 5th Place

National Extemp
Rushil Roy – 1st place
Mrudhula Nithiyakumar – 2nd place
Charlie Gu – 3rd Place

Humorous Interp
Christina Kim – 1st Place
Ronit Batra – 2nd Place
Alisa Ioffe – 5th Place

Dramatic Interp
Alan Chen – 3rd Place
Muskaan Gupta – 6th Place

Program of Oral Interpretation
Zaid Fattah – 1st Place

Expository
Lisa Liong – 4th Place

 

JV Winners

Original Oratory
Muskaan Mall – 4th place

Original Advocacy
Keshav Khanna – 5th Place

International Extemp
Aarnav Verma – 3rdt Place

National Extemp
Lucas Johansson – 2nd place
Zeeshan Mehmood – 4th place

Expository
Resham Irfan – 2nd Place

Congress 3, Debate 3 San Marin HS 1/25

Varsity Public Forum

Shaan Shabbir, Samay Bhasin 3-0
Harsh Wadhwa, Jack Chang 2-1
Zeke Kumar, Ben Sheyman 2-1
Zain Shabbir, Charis Zhang 2-1

Junior Varsity Public Forum

Pavi Nithiyakumar, Michael Xu 2-1
Ronald Kan, Parker Glynn 2-1

 

Senate

Rushil Roy 1st Place/Best PO
Charlie Gu 1st Place/Best PO
Rachel Eizner 1st Place/Best PO
Sabrina Brandeis 2nd Place
Audrey Kamena 2nd Place
Anvith Nagarjuna 2nd Place
Kevin Wang 3rd Place
Emily Kang 3rd Place
Brian Leong 5th Place
Akash Anand 5th Place

House

Humza Mahmood 1st Place
Muskaan Gupta 1st Place
Cassie Sherry 2nd Place
Risha Jain 2nd Place
Max Liu 5th Place
Selina Tariq 5th Place

MLK Invite, Jan 18-20

Varsity Lincoln Douglas

Vaidehee Durgude 10-2          2nd Place
Siya Sharma 9-2                       Semi-Finals
Mrudhula Nithiyakumar 7-2 Octa-Finals
Lisa Leung 7-2                          Octa-Finals
Oliver Johansson 7-2              Octa-Finals
Edward Tak 6-2 2                    Octa-Finals

 

Varsity Public Forum

Wadhwa/Chang 5-3 2            Octa Finals

 

Congress

Arham Habib                        2nd Place
Rushil Roy                             6th Place
Audrey Kamena                  13th Place
Kevin Wang                          Semi-Finals
Arul Mathur                         Semi-Finals
Eston Kuwahara                  Semi-Finals
Akash Anand                        Semi-Finals
Anvith Nagarjuna                Semi-Finals
Sabrina Brandeis                 Semi-Finals
Amran Hudda                      Semi-Finals

 

Speech

Original Oratory
Rachel Eizner                            Quarter-Finals

National Extemp
Arham Habib                            1st Place
Mrudhula Nithiyakumar       7th Place
Rushil Roy                                Semi Finals
Charlie Gu                                Semi-Finals
Edward Tak                             Quarter-Finals
Oliver Johansson                    Quarter-Finals
Zain Shabbir                            Quarter-Finals

International Extemp
Siya Sharma                             Quarter-Finals
Lisa Leung                                Quarter-Finals

Impromptu
Sydney Brandeis                      Quarter-Finals

Dramatic Interpretation
Shanmugesh Raja                    Semi-Finals
Alan Chen                                 Quarter-Finals
Muskaan Gupta                       Quarter-Finals

Humorous Interpretation
Christina Kim                          4th Place
Ronit Batra                              Semi-Finals

Original Advocacy
Audrey Kamena                     6th Place
Aishu Nagabhushan              Quarter-Finals

Program of Oral Interpretation
Zaid Fattah                             4th Place