Debate Team Places 3rd in Tournament

October 19th, 2009



Pineville, LA… The Louisiana College debate team recently travelled to a tournament at the University of Arkansas at Monticello where they took third place overall out of thirteen schools that competed.  In Team competition, Lucas Moncada and Andrew Dufour were octa-finalist. In the Novice division, out of sixty-three competitors, Josh Engen and Dustin Carter were double-octa finalist; James Arnold was an octa-finalist; and Jesus Carillo was a semi finalist. In the Varsity division, out of forty-three competitors, Travis Kliewer was an octa-finalist. In the Professional Division, debate coach, Scot Loyd, was first place speaker and quarter finalist, while team captain, Lucas Moncada, was a semi-finalist.  

According to Loyd, “This was a very good tournament for LC, positioning us well in the season-long points competition.” The debate team will next compete on October 23-25, at LSUA.