Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s Speech & Debate Team Travel to Berkeley

Pictured: Serena Sampson, Lauren Lubeley, Olivia Peterson, Clara Fermanian (team co-captain), Stephanie Miranti, Julia Yellen, Jocelle Lauron, Jennifer Miranti (team co-captain), Meg Kalaw, Catherine Bauer, Jackie Moreno ’08 (assistant coach), Samantha Godinez, Hannah Douglas, Lena Melillo (assistant coach). Not pictured: Michelle Wang, Genesis Li, Daniela Gurrola, Emilia Rucker, Cinthya Hernandez. Photo credit: Allison Rost

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s speech and debate team returned from the Cal Invitational at UC Berkeley on Sunday in a jubilant mood. Four team members broke to out-rounds in Impromptu Speaking. One of them, Team Co-Captain Jennifer Miranti ‘17, reached the Semi-Final round in Impromptu Speaking and was ranked 14th out of 218 students in her category of competition! Reaching the Octafinal Round in Impromptu Speaking were Team Co-Captain Clara Fermanian ’18, Serena Sampson ’17 and Stephanie Miranti ’19.

The Cal Invitational at UC Berkeley is one of the largest speech and debate tournaments in the country with over 2,200 entries from 197 schools in 24 states.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 440 Saint Katherine Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, (626) 685-8500 or visit www.fsha.org.



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