Clash of The Titans

Midlothian Forensics Speech and Debate Places 3rd in Speech and Debate at Cosby’s Annual Meet.


Sai Poluri and Jason Li take 1st place in Varsity Public Forum Debate at Saturday’s event.

Clash of The Titans, a Forensics Speech and Debate meet hosted by Cosby High School, remains one of the states most attended invitational tournaments. This year the competition stepped up a notch; top schools Salem High School and First Colonial High School made appearances and the sense of competition was undeniable. As Midlothian Forensicators prepare its VHSL States’ Speech run starting Saturday, February 4th for conference, this competition provided a great warm-up. With numerous events stacked with tough competition and over 20 schools making appearances, Midlothian High School proudly brought home the 3rd Place Sweepstakes Trophies for both speech and debate.

Please congratulate the following students for placing in their individual events:

1st Place:

Jason Li & Sai Poluri – Public Forum Debate

2nd Place:

Mariha Junaid – Original Oratory

Quentin Phillips – Extemporaneous Speaking

Justin Pollard – Original Spoken Word

3rd Place:

Vraj Gandhi & Yusuf Goulmamine – Duo Improvisation

4th Place:

Michael DeMatteo – Impromptu Speaking

5th Place:

Bethany Crisp – Lincoln–Douglas Debate