Alex Fiore '16 earned second place in Student Congress to lead Jesuit's speech & debate team in a Catholic Forensic League event Saturday (Sept. 27) at North Port High School.
Fiore also was awarded a gavel for presiding officer election, selected by his peers in Varsity chamber.
Dean Lontoc '15 placed 4th out of 36 in Extemporaneous Speaking, narrowly missing a Top 3 trophy. Jackson Moffett '16 was one place behind Lontoc, finishing 5th in Extemporaneous Speaking.
Hector Rizo '17, competing for the first time for Jesuit, finished with a 2-2 record in Lincoln-Douglas Debate.
Next up for Jesuit speech & debate is an all-events competition Oct. 18 at Sarasota Riverview High School.
The seven team members who competed in North Port were: Christian Pena '15, Shan Bhadelia '15, Cullen Finley '17, Rizo, Fiore, Moffett, and Lontoc.