Congratulations to Newport and Interlake debate students who will be representing the Puget Sound District at the National Tournament in June in Birmingham, Alabama. 

Lincoln Douglas Debate
National Qualifiers:

  • Alia Memon, Interlake High School
  • Akhil Mandala, Newport High School

Alternate #1: Anne Lim, Newport High School

Public Forum Debate

Alternate #1: Evelyn Chen & Maya Srikanth, Newport High School
Alternate #2: Archika Dogra & Simon Wu, Interlake High School

Worlds Debate:

  • Sachi Madan, Newport High School
  • Emily Du, Interlake High School

Newport parent Ellen Schoonover was also recognized by the Puget Sound District as Volunteer of the Year.

To learn more about the National Tournament visit:

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.