Middle School Debate Team Competes in Rumson
The Middle School Debate Team competed in its first tournament of the year on Saturday, October 26, at Forrestdale School in Rumson.
The topics covered were: Ban mixed martial arts fighting; Puerto Rico should become the 51st state, Museums should return artifacts to their countries of origin. The participating schools were Forrestdale, Rumson Country Day, Barkalow, and Knollwood.
The debaters for Ranney School included seventh graders Anthony Abboud, Ethan Bodner, Kieran Collins, Khushi Patel, Desmond Pepe, and Lucas Yanney, along with eighth grader Lindsay Berliner.
The team of Khushi Patel and Lindsay Berliner took second place, winning all four of their debates. Lindsay was named top speaker for Ranney School.