Orangefield High School congressional debaters place UIL Region Meet
Last updated 11/14/2023 at 3:19pm
Congratulations to Orangefield High School congressional debaters for placing at the UIL Region Meet recently.
Sidney Holderman-2nd place; Calvin Kelly-3rd place; Major Copeland-4th place; Colton Myers-5th place; and Cooper Dorman-8th place. The contestants debated various student-created pieces of legislation for 6 hours. Alternates were Kimber Carpenter, Adam Myers, Aiden Taylor, and Emmanuel Zepeda. Holderman and Kelly will advance to the UIL State 3A Congressional Debate Contest at UT-Austin held in January 2024 and Copeland and Colton Myers will attend as alternates. The legislation authored by Copeland will be debated at the state meet: "A bill to cease funding Ukraine to focus on issues at home." The OHS Debate Sponsor is Bridget Luna Trahan.