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2021-2022 Parkway West Speech & Debate Results


GSL Congress #1 (10/1)

-Paige Matthys-Pearce was 5th in her chamber

-Noah Schell and Annie Zhang were 4th in their chambers 

-Thomas Bruns was 3rd in his chambers

-Rachel Bhagat and Santi Lugo were Chamber CHAMPIONS!


Francis Howell North Invitational (10/29 - 10/30): 

-Krish Bhagat was 3rd in Varsity HI

-Grace Loethen was 6th in Novice Extemp

-Santi Lugo was 4th Varsity DX

-San Kumar was 4th in Varsity Radio 

-Triya Gudipati was a Novice LD Semifinalist

-Paige Matthys-Pearce was the Poetry Reading Tournament Champion!

-Noah Schell & San Kumar were Open Policy Debate Tournament Champions


GSL Congress #2 (11/5)

-Paige Matthys-Pearce, Annie Zhang, & Alan Song were 6th in their chambers

-San Kumar was 5th in his chambers 

-Thomas Bruns was 4th in his chambers

-Rachel Bhagat and Kayvon Rezaei were 3rd in their chambers.


Clayton Varsity/Ladue Novice Invitational (11/19-11/20): The team placed 5th in overall sweeps

At the Novice half... 

-Ben Gingrich was 4th in Extemp
-Ben Gingrich & Will Brown were Policy Debate Quarterfinalists 

At the Varsity half... The team placed 3rd overall

-Paige Matthys-Pearce was 4th in POI

-Santi Lugo was 3rd in DX

-Rachel Bhagat was 2nd in Congressional Debate

-Kayvon Rezaei was 2nd in FX

-Thomas Bruns & Katie Jauss were 2nd in Duo Interp

-Paige Matthys-Pearce & Santi Lugo were Tournament Champions in Duo Interp 

-Rithanya Sivabalan & Riya Ashok with Katie Jauss & Thomas Bruns closed out Varsity PF, placing 2nd and 1st respectively 

-Noah Schell & Areeb Hasan were Champ Policy Tournament Champions 


Return to Battle: The team placed 3rd overall

-Paige Matthys-Pearce was 2nd in Poetry

-Santi Lugo was the DX Tournament Champion

-Kayvon Rezaei was 3rd in FX

-Kayvon Rezaei & San Kumar were the Public Forum Tournament Champions 


STL Round Robins (1/21-1/22)

-Rachel Bhagat was 6th in POI and Paige Matthys-Pearce was 2nd

-Santi Lugo was 5th in DX

-Sophie Kucukkaya was 5th in FX

-Vita Madamanchi was 3rd in Oratory

-Annie Zhang was 4th in Informative 

-Paige Matthys-Pearce & Santi Lugo were Duo Tournament Champions 

-In Policy Debate, Rachel Bhagat & Alan Song were 5th and Noah Schell & San Kumar were Tournament Champions 

-Will Gonsior was the Novice LD Tournament Champion


Jefferson City Capital Classic (1/28-1/29)

-Santi Lugo was a Quarterfinalist in Champ LD


COMO Classic (2/4-2/5): The team placed 7th out of 37 teams!

-Kayvon Rezaei was 3rd in Varsity FX

-Noah Schell was 2nd in Varsity Radio 

-Thomas Bruns & Katie Jauss were Semifinalists in Champ PF

-Paige Matthys-Pearce was 6th in Varsity POI and the Varsity Poetry Tournament Champion

-Dana Zafarani was the Novice Poetry Tournament Champion


Marquette Invitational (2/18-2/19): The team placed 7th out of 25 teams 

-Noah Schell was 2nd in Varsity Radio 

-Thomas Bruns & Katie Jauss were 4th in Duo Interp

-Krish Bhagat was 6th in Varsity HI

-San Kumar was 6th in Varsity Storytelling

-Paige Matthys-Pearce was 7th in Varsity POI 

-Noah Schell & San Kumar were Champ Policy Tournament Champions 

-Dana Zafarani was the Varsity Poetry Tournament Champion


2021-2022 MSHSAA Districts (3/5 - 3/6): 

State Qualifiers are...


Finalists Include...

-Paige Matthys-Pearce was 7th in Poetry Reading
-Krish Bhagat was 5th in HI
-Santi Lugo was 5th in DX
-Thomas Bruns & Katie Jauss were 4th in Duo Interp 
-San Kumar was 4th in Radio Speaking 
-Kayvon Rezaei was 4th in FX 


2020-2021 NSDA Districts (2/27, 3/11-13):

National Qualifiers are...

Kayvon Rezaei was 3rd in FX
Noah Schell was the DX Tournament Champion & a Congressional Debate Finalist 
Paige Matthys-Pearce, Santi Lugo, and San Kumar were selected to represent team EastMO in World Schools Debate


Alternates Include... 

-Riya Ashok & Vita Madamanchi were PF Quarterfinalists and 1st Alternates  


MSHSAA State Tournament (4/23-4/24)

NSDA National Tournament (6/12-6/19):



2021-22 Team Honors

Department Award Winner: 

Matthew Viglione Scholarship Recipient: 

Honor Cords: 

  • Paige Matthys-Pearce: 582
  • Santi Lugo: 858
  • Kayvon Rezaei: 894

Best Novice Debater: 

Best Novice Events: 

Best Varsity Debater: 

Best Varsity Events: 

Unsung Hero: 


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. 

    • Santi Lugo
    • Kayvon Rezaei
    • Noah Schell