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Becton Debate Team successfully participates in Penn Model Congress

The debate team returned to Becton with multiple awards from Penn Model Congress.

Sarah Bourouf, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

The Becton Debate Team visited the University of Pennsylvania to compete against 600 students from over 40 schools at its twenty-first high school conference from March 22 to 25. During the conference, all three Becton seniors had their bills pass out of the committee, and Freshman Blaze Grabowski...

‘Slow but steady’ wins the debate

Senior Natalie Paredes credits Mr. Carr's guidance for her success in debate.

Maya Dobrygowski, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

The Becton Debate team is currently making “slow but steady progress” five debates into the school year, according to Debate Coach Mr. Carr. Just two weeks ago, Becton hosted a debate with several other high schools in attendance including Leonia, River Dell, Ridgefield Park, Bergenfield, Wood-Ridge,...

Senior Yoo earns Most Valuable Judge Award

Cindy Muco, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018

As part of the Becton Debate Team, Senior GaHyun Yoo has earned the title of Most Valuable Judge. This award is granted to debate judges that reflect neatness in their writing and fairness in their scoring as well as detailed and beneficial advice to fellow debaters. The Becton senior was chosen for...

New members & strong wins for Becton Debate

Seniors Zak Kandiel and Ryan Strauss place first in the Fort Lee tournament.

Ryan Strauss, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

Becton’s debate team began this year on a strong note, solidifying its place as one of the Bergen County Debate League’s strongest teams. Seniors Ryan Strauss and Zak Kandiel brought home individual speaking awards in the first tournament of the year and later went on to win first place at the second...

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