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FCAHS Students Among Best at State Forensics Tournament

Four Fox Chapel Area High School students recently ranked among the best at the Pennsylvania High School Speech League (PHSSL) State Championship Tournament. Senior Patrick Alexander tied for first place and was named the state co-champion in Student Congress. The team of senior Ian Mackey-Piccolo and sophomore Adhitya Thirumala finished in the top eight in that state in Policy Debate, and in Lincoln-Douglas Debate, sophomore Isabella White also finished in the top eight.

The state speech and debate tournament was held virtually March 19 and 20, 2022, and was hosted by Bloomsburg University. Nearly 550 students representing 77 public, private, and charter high schools from across the state participated in the tournament.