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October 14, 2019

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MRH Debate Team Takes on Foreign Affairs and Defense Policy

MRH Debate Team at Parkway West InvitationalThis weekend the MRH High School Debate Team opened their season at the Parkway West Invitational. Eighteen students spent 20 hours on Friday and Saturday competing against students from Jefferson City High School, Ladue, Marquette, Parkway Central, Rock Bridge (Columbia, MO), Clayton, and Confluence Academy. The team debated issues related to foreign affairs and US defense policy.

Juniors Andrew McCandliss and Nathan Hall finished 5th in Varsity Debate, bowing out in quarter-finals against Clayton High School. Freshman Brett Bowen and Senior Angel King finished 5th in Novice Debate, reaching quarter-finals against Marquette. In addition to 8 Varsity debaters, 10 MRH students competed for the first time. The team has the largest competitive roster in MRH modern history.

For more information, contact MRH School District at (314) 644-4400.