Debate team receives fifth bid to the Tournament of Champions

Talia Goerge-Karron, Editor-in-Chief

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After a month off, the debate team won two more bids to the Tournament of Champions in the opening weekends of winter quarter.

At the Billy Tate Southern Bell Forum Jan. 6-8 in Nashville, Tennessee, seniors Michael Hellie and Dheven Unni went to octafinals as the 12th seed. The two also competed at the Lexington Winter Invitational Jan. 13 in Boston, where they placed second.

With five bids to the Tournament of Champions, which are won by placing highly at competitive tournaments, Michael and Dheven are tied for the fifth most bids in the country.