Democracy Prep Endurance Freshman Wins Speech/Debate Championship at UPENN This Past Weekend

Posted on Wednesday / February 14
This past weekend, the DP Varsity Speech/Debate Team competed at University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Thousands of students competed from around the country at the National Tournament. Please congratulate the following on their winnings at the prestigious tournament-
UPENN CHAMPION– Adrian Tejada (Endurance High) HUMOROUS INTERP. (Being a FRESHMAN in high school, this is an OUTSTANDING achievement.)
Enmanuel De La Rosa (Bronx Prep )   Third Place-Dramatic Interp, Fourth Place- Humorous Interp. (Double Finalist)


Campbell Waters (Endurance High)  Fourth Place- DUO Interp, Fifth Place- Dramatic Interp (Double Finalist)
Safiatou Compaore (Endurance High) Fourth Place- DUO Interp, Quarter Finals- Prose/Poetry
Mavelyn Cruz (Bronx Prep) Semi- Finalist- DUO
Milthon Amparo (Bronx Prep) Semi-Finalist- DUO
Genesis Gomez (Bronx Prep) Semi-Finalist – Humorous Interp
Tyrese Avery (Endurance High) Semi-Finalist – Humorous Interp
Ashley Morel (Endurance High) Semi-Finalist- Dramatic Interp, Quarter-Finalist- Prose/Poetry
The following did not break to elimination rounds but deserve your applause for their continued hard work and excellence-
Jesus Santos (Bronx Prep)
Marc-Anthony Bullock (Charter High)
Jason Hutchinson (Charter High)
Allison Marino (Harlem Prep)
Amanda Ramos (Harlem Prep)
Karl Sefordzi (Endurance High)
Nicholas Pineiro (Harlem High)
Aminata Diallo (Bronx Prep)
HUGE SHOUT OUT to Coaches- Ms. Rosenberg and Mr. Troncoso for their ENDLESS work this weekend making our Scholars shine. 
We have our New York City National Qualifier on Saturday, March 3. If you are interested in attending, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me. 
Have a wonderful day and thank you for your continued support. Adrian winning UPENN as a FRESHMAN was an incredible experience to behold!!