MRH Debate Team Brings Home a Varsity Debate Championship
The MRH Debate team brought home the Varsity Debate Championship with a win at the Dec. 11-12 LIberty High School (Wentzville) Invitational. Senior Andrew McCandliss and junior Jackson Corcoran placed first with Saturday wins over Parkway Central, Clayton and Jefferson City. Andrew's and Jackson's win is the first MRH championship at a regular season invitational tournament in its four-year history. Junior Josiah Ayres and Sophomore Kate Vasey placed 3rd in Novice division after reaching the semi-finals.
The team debated reforms of the criminal justice system. Andrew and Jackson's advocacy focuses on Supreme Court repeal of the death penalty.
Coaches Dr. Sam Smith and Rich McCollum with Champions Andrew McCandliss and Jackson Corcoran.
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