Hockaday Debate Places Second in Country

Hockaday's Debate Team competed this spring in the National Debate Coaches Association National Championship.
The Hockaday team of Dithyae Devesh (Class of 2025), Sophia Shi (Class of 2027), Riya Sangapu (Class of 2026), and Mischa Rutledge (Class of 2026) were runners up in the national championship on a difficult 3-2 decision. Lily Vollbrecht (Class of 2027) received third best speaker, Aimee Hsu (Class of 2026) received fourth, Riya Sangapu eighth, and Dithyae Devesh ninth.
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.