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Photo: State Champion Debate Team

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State Champion Debate Team: Members of the Chesterton High School Debate team, which secured their ninth state championship in a row over the weekend at Ben Davis High School, are pictured above. Front, left to right, are Rachel Wyatt, Heather Stavropoulos, Amanda Kessinger, Stephanie Leopold, Tyler Demar, Tess Mullin, Lucie Doler, Sarah Morlock and Cassie Recker. Back row, Kate Weber, Amy Zehner, Ray Raffin, Sarah Christoferson, Sam Lahti, Conor O’Brien, Phil Braunlich, Andrew Keithley, Alex Sisto, Andrew Thoesen, Matt Deleon, Nathan Pavlovic and Beau Rajsic. The individual state champions are Rachel Wyatt, Kate Weber, Sam Lahti, Tess Mullin and Beau Rajsic. Absent from the picture are Melissa Frye and Ashley Hanson. This is the 17th championship the CHS debate team has won, this time with 87 points, over Munster’s second place 47.5. West Lafayette was third with 37. CHS debaters won three out of four individual championships. In two of the areas Chesterton took both first and second places. (Photo provided)


Posted 2/7/2006