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Eleven Summit H.S. Speech and Debate Team Members Headed to Nationals; Team Uses 'Home Stage Advantage' to Earn Top Debate, Joint First-Place Team Sweepstakes Honors

Eleven members of the Summit High School Speech and Debate Team are headed to Nationals in Salt Lake City this coming June.

SUMMIT, NJ - Eleven members of the vaunted Summit High School Speech and Debate team have plans for the weekend of June 13-17, as they have qualified to compete in the National Tournament which, this year, will be held in Salt Lake City, UT.

The Hilltopper Team also won First Place Debate Sweepstakes and tied for First Place in Overall Team Sweepstakes at the District Tournament, held at Summit High School.

The team-record 11 Nationals qualifiers includes:

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Caroline Wohl and Ethan Mandelbaum; Jeff Berkowitz and Dan Kaper - Public Forum Debate

Sean McManus and Keegan McManus; Hope Kovera and Grace Milsten - Duo Interpretation

Erin Manion - Humorous Interpretation

Matt Colon - Original Oratory

Kimberly Lee - Program Oral Interpretation

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Extra Time

It was close to 70 minutes into the match and I had to go to the bathroom.  Badly.

As fans watching the World Cup know too well, bathroom breaks are a serious dilemma, especially for those who don’t have a TV in the loo.  This biological necessity is exasperated by beer, which during World Cup matches also fuels a strong propensity to throw chairs and instigate riots.