Barton Spanish classes started preparing for the MN Urban Debate League’s Spanish Divisison on April 9th for the tournament on May 4th. Barton competed against Anwatin Spanish Immersion, South St. Paul High School, Folwell and Andersen.
The topic is the use of drones for surveillance along the Mexican/U.S. border.
Nine speaker awards were given and Barton snagged eight of them:
9th place –Kate Mandler (a Spanish 1 student)
tied for 7th – Lizzie Dresdner & Audrey Hepenstal
6th place – Finn Mckinney
4th place – Emma Campbell
3rd place – Ashley Ortega Cano
2nd place Nathaniel Mersy
1st place – Ted Lindholm
Barton also won four of the five team awards:
5th place – Daisy Forester & Kate Mandler (from Spanish One)
3rd place – Melisa Ramírez & Finn McKinney
2nd place – Nathaniel Mersy & Emerson Roy
1st Place – Ted Lindholm & Ashley Ortega Cano