Fairmont Debaters Return from Louisiana Tournament

This month, students from the Orange County Debate League participated in the Crescent City Debate League Tulane Tournament hosted by Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. The tournament hosted 15 schools, 42 teams, and 125 students in competition. Seven Fairmont students, representing all three elementary campuses, competed in the event and returned with both team and individual awards.

Representing the North Tustin Campus were Matthew O., Sasha R., and Shreya C., who went undefeated and returned with the 1st place team award, marking the third consecutive year that North Tustin has been awarded 1st place during a debate travel event. The Historic Anaheim Campus team was made up of Olivia B., Yiyi O., and Dale T., who took home the 4th place team award. Anaheim Hills 8th grader Chloe W. won a full scholarship to attend the trip and was paired with two Buena Park students, winning the 5th place team award.

In addition to securing team accolades, Fairmont’s students were also awarded as individual speakers:

Dale T. – 4th Place (HAC)
Yiyi O. – 7th Place (HAC)
Olivia B. – 10th place (HAC)
Sasha R. – 2nd Place (NTC)
Shreya C. – 5th Place (NTC)
Matthew O. – 6th Place (NTC)
Chloe W. – 16th Place (AHC)


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