Upper School Debate Places Second in State

Congratulations to the members of the Debate team who competed at State this weekend in Houston! The team of Sherry Long, Meera Thamaran, Mili Pathak, Ayla Sumer, and Eesha Neunaha made it to the final round and received second place in the state! The team of Evita Nino, Sanika Agarwalla, Diya Hegde, Dithyae Devesh and Aarnah Kurella make it to the round of top 16. There were 60 teams at the tournament, and the girls debated six preliminary debates. All teams with at least four wins in those six debates advanced to elimination rounds. 
Within the private school community, The Hockaday School is an independent college-preparatory day school for girls from grades PK–12 located in Dallas, Texas. Students realize their limitless potential through challenging academic curricula, arts, athletics, and extracurricular programs so that they are inspired to lead lives of purpose and impact.