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Strong results for debaters at Osgoode Hall

osgoodeteamTwo Upper Canada College teams excelled at the Osgoode Hall High School Debating Tournament at York University on Oct. 19 and 20.

The IB2 team of John Lutz and Elliot Kaufman finished second while debating a very timely resolution about removing Toronto mayor Rob Ford from office. The IB1 team of Andrew Irwin and Kinton Cheung also qualified for the Oxford Cup.

UCC debaters had impressive individual results as well. Kaufman was named top speaker while Lutz placed third, Logan Ye was eighth and Imran Jessa finished in 11th place.

Kimathi Muiruri, Malcolm Risk, Nitish Dhingra, Justin Lu, Brent Leung and Matthew Wang also represented UCC at the tournament, which included 70 teams and 140 participants from across Canada.