City High Debaters Win State


Riley Lewers, Reporter

The debate partnership of Joe Weideman ‘16 and Adam Zabner ‘17 won the IHSSA State Debate Tournament, which took place on January 9th and 10th. They were also the first debate team from Iowa City to qualify for the TOC, the national high school debate tournament held at the University of Kentucky each year, in recent years. They will compete in this prestigious tournament from April 25-27. Keryk Kuiper ‘16 and Elias Holman ‘15 also performed well at state, reaching the semifinals. For state personal speaker awards Kuiper was 8th, Holman was 7th, Zabner was 6th, and Weideman was 5th.