February 02, 2011
YORK - The team of Nelson Kezoh and
Timothy Barr won 2nd place at the John Jay
debating tournament this past weekend, held in Manhattan.
Over 50 teams competed, representing universities such as the
University of Vermont, Cornell University, Patrick Henry College,
The King's College, The University of Rochester and others.
Tim and Nelson opposed the motion, "This House believes that a
company should be allowed to control whether employees have
children." First place was won by the University of Vermont. Also
in the final round was a team from Patrick Henry College.
The tournament was held last weekend on the campus of John Jay
college. Representing St. John's University were students Hannah
Pribek, Korey Pace, Alisha Siquiera, Sara Marron, Catarina
Goncalves, Alex Rella, Saad Qasim, Zia Durrani, George Fitzpatrick,
Nipun Mahajan, Elkhansaa Farhane, Ifeoma Ukwubiwe, Margaret
Williams and Kamya Chandra.
The Debate Society next travels to Amherst for the University of
Massachusetts tournament. For more information about how to become
a part of the Debate Society, please contact professor Steve Llano
at x5606 or firstname.lastname@example.org