A mind sport 

Debate team ends successful school year with big wins.

June 29, 2009

The Chicago Debate League ended its 12th season at the Chicago Debate Championship for high schools in March.


Whitney Young Magnet School debaters captured 2nd place at the IHSA Varsity States Debate Tournament at Illinois Wesleyan University. Whitney Young defeated rivals Glenbrook South and Glenbrook North before losing to New Trier in a close 4-1 decision in finals.


This success follows Whitney Young’s semifinal finish at the ISTA JV/Novice State Championships, where teams from Walter Payton College Preparatory and Northside College Preparatory also qualified for the elimination rounds in Novice.


Congratulations to the 2009 winners of the Chicago Public Schools Urban Debate League City Championships:


  • Varsity: Walter Payton College Preparatory
  • Junior Varsity: Whitney Young Magnet High School

Learn more about our Debate League.




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