Idaho State University Debate wins first-place awards at regional tournament

Idaho State University seniors Matea Ivanovic and Kendra Doty debated for approximately 25 hours in a total of 10 debates to win the Gonzaga University Jesuit Debates.

Ivanovic and Doty, who are members of the James M. and Sharon E. Rupp Debate Society, participated in six preliminary debates over two days to qualify for the single elimination bracket. During the preliminary debates, their record was 5-1. Overall, their record was 9-1. Ivanovic won the first place individual speaker award based on judge ratings of her performance during each of the six preliminary debates. [Read more…]