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2018-2019 Parkway West Speech & Debate Results


Oakville Congress (9/29): 

-Gokul Venkatachalam was named PPO in his chamber. 

-Connor Olliff & Jon Ma were 1st Place Speakers in their chambers. 


GSL Conference Tournament #1 (10/19 & 10/20)

-Grace O'Connor was 4th in Poetry Reading

-Jon Ma was 3rd in Domestic Extemp

-Luke Donovan & Kristina Humphrey were the Tournament Champions in Duo Interp

-Gokul Venkatachalam was 4th in Foreign Extemp and the Tournament Champion in Radio Speaking

-In Policy Debate, Gokul Venkatachalam & Jon Ma were 3rd and Yusuf Hacking & Tyler Kinzy were the Tournament Champions

-Zoey Womick & Laura Young were the Tournament Champions in Public Forum Debate 


FHN/Troy Events/Debate (11/2 & 11/3): 

-Grace O'Connor was 4th in POI

-Archis Behere & Jacob Tham were 5th in Novice Policy

-Tyler Kinzy & Yusuf Hacking were 3rd in Varsity Policy 


GSL Conference #2 (11/9-11/10):

-Zoey Womick was 6th in Storytelling

-Grace O'Connor was 3rd in Poetry

-Ibrahim Ahmed was 2nd in his Congress Chamber

-Kathyrn McAuliffe was 6th in FX and 3rd in Radio

-Gokul Venkatachalam was 2nd in Radio and the Tournament Champion in FX

-Ella Seigel was 5th in Lincoln Douglas

-Dawson Ren & Praveen Dharmavarapu were 4th in Public Forum

-Gokul Venkatachalam & Jon Ma were the Tournament Champions in Policy 


Clayton Varsity/Ladue Novice Invitational (11/16-11/17): The Varsity team tied for 4th place in team sweepstakes

At the Novice half...

-Ellie Martin was 4th in Poetry

-Zoe Rutledge & Sarah Sun were Tournament Champions in Duet Improv

-Areeb Hasan & Mohammed Mohsin were Quarterfinalists in Policy Debate

At the Varsity half...

-Kathryn McAuliffe was 6th in Foreign Extemp

-Connor Olliff was 4th in Congressional Debate

-In Open Lincoln Douglas, Kathryn McAuliffe and Ella Seigel were Quarterfinalists

-Rithvik Karthikeyan & Connor Ollilff were Semifinalists in Open Policy Debate

-Gokul Venkatachalam & Jon Ma were the Tournament Champions in Champ Policy Debate


Bradley Armstrong Invitational (Overnight 11/30 -12/1):

 SEMI-Finalists were

-Grace O'Connor in Poetry

-Kathryn McAuliffe in Impromptu

Final results were

-Tyler Kinzy was 5th in Sports Broadcasting

-Jon Ma was the Tournament Champion in Extemp


Pattonville Invitational (12/7-12/8):  

-Jon Ma was 2nd in Foreign Extemp

-Sarah Sun & Ulaa Kuziez were Novice Policy Quarterfinalists

-Abby Caudill & Ellie Martin were Novice Public Forum Quarterfinalists

-In Open Policy Debate, Tyler Kinzy & Sid Das were Semifinalists and Jon Ma & Gokul Venkatachalam were co-champions


GSL Conference Championships (1/11 & 1/12)




Oakville/Mehlville Novice Events/Debate Round Robins (1/18-1/19): 


Jefferson City (Overnight 2/1-2/2):


Marquette Invitational (2/15-2/16)


2018-2019 MSHSAA Districts (3/1 - 3/2):

State Qualifiers are...


Finalists Include...


2018-2019 NSDA Districts (2/23, 3/7-3/9)

National Qualifiers are...


Alternates Include... 


MSHSAA State Tournament (4/12-4/13):


NSDA National Tournament (6/15-6/22):

2017-18 Team Honors

Department Award Winner:  Haran Kumar 

Matthew Viglione Scholarship Recipient:  Cheryl Ma

Honor Cords: 

  • Khushali Sarnot - 250
  • Nadira Shabbir - 259
  • Salomi Inje - 273
  • Anna Chen - 349
  • Nick Bateman - 376
  • Victor Folk - 808
  • Charlie Woodruff - 821
  • Haran Kumar - 1331
  • Cheryl Ma - 1418
  • Ryan O’Connor - 1658

Best Novice Debater: Tyler Kinzy

Best Novice Events: Grace O'Connor & Zoey Womick

Best Varsity Debater: Haran Kumar

Best Varsity Events: Ryan O'Connor

Unsung Hero: Yusuf Hacking


NFL Academic All-Americans:

These students must have 750 NFL points, a 27 or higher on their ACT, and a 3.7 or higher GPA. 

    • Victor Folk
    • Gokul Venkatachalam
    • Haran Kumar
    • Ryan O'Connor
    • Cheryl Ma