Feb. 3 @ FFL Macaw Region State Qualifier, American Heritage Palm Beach

February 18, 2024

Ten Red Dawn Debaters qualified to represent Wolverine Nation at the 2024 Florida Forensic League State Championship, which is taking place on the campus of Wellington Community High School on March 2-3.

In Congressional Debate, Patrick McDermott was an auto-qualifier based on his performances at tournaments within the state of Florida between September 1 and February 1. Izzy Parissos also auto-qualified for Humorous Interpretation under the same guidelines. This is the first year the FFL has incorporated a statewide point system for Florida students based on competitions within the state.

Also qualifying for the state championship were Ahna Guillaume in both Program of Oral Interpretation and Dramatic Interpretation, the Duo Interpretation team of Diego Calderon and Michael Diaz, Connor Mack in Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking, Melody Pratz in Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking, Olivia Winton in Original Oratory, and the Public Forum Debate team of Emma Gardner and Ewa Tryniszewski.