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Congratulations to Our Somali Debate Team!

Somali Debate

Below are the standings from our May 9th tournament! Our next tournament will be held next Wednesday, May 23 from 2:00-8:00 p.m., at Augsburg College.

Barton took First Place at the Urban Debate Tournament - Somali League on May 9th. The tournament was held at Augsburg College. Other schools competing were Northeast Middle School, Andersen and Sullivan.

In addition to First Place, many of our students won medals.

Here are the results for your school:

Team Awards:

1st Place - Muna Shidane & Fowsiya Said

4th Place - Khalil Mohamed & Abdi Badal

6th Place - Indi Mohamed & Ansal Abdullahi

7th Place - Aswan Abdisamed, Nagma Hassan, & Ifrah Abdi

8th Place - Mariam Hussein & Abdulahi Omer


Speaker Awards:

Tied for First - Muna Shidane & Fowsiya Said

9th Place - Nagma Hassan

11th Place - Harun Mohamud

12th Place - Mohamed Abdinassir

13th Place - Ansal Abdullahi

14th Place - Ifrah Abdi

15th Place - Abdi Badal


The Barton Somali Debate Team

1.)  Fowsiya Said & Muna Shidane

2.)  Muna & Mulki Mohamud-Karie (sisters)

3.)  Nagma Hassan & Aswan Abdisamed

4.)  Hanad Mohamud & Guled Abdi

5.)  Ansal Abdullahi &Indi Mohamed

6.)  Khalil Mohamed & Abdi Badal

7.)  Harun Mohamud & Mohamed Abdinassir

8.)  Abdulahii Omer & Mariam Hussein

9.)  Siham Mohamed & Zamzam Yusuf

Coach:  Flory Sommers

Assistant Coaches:  8th-graders Tia Lindner, Emi Gacaj