Students Place at Upper St. Clair Novice Forensic Tournament

Five Fox Chapel Area High School students recently placed at the annual Upper St. Clair Novice Forensic Tournament. Sophomore Ameya Velankar won third place in Impromptu Speaking, freshman Jackson Romero won fourth place in Lincoln Douglas Debate and sophomore Zeynep Ozkaya won fifth place, and the team of sophomores Gavin Hitchens and Aaron Santilli won fourth place in Policy Debate.

The Upper St. Clair Novice Forensic Tournament was held October 28, 2017, at Fort Couch Middle School. A total of 268 students from 24 schools from Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia competed at the tournament.