Saturday, June 2, 2018 — Westfield High School freshmen members of the Westfield Debate Team Mira Mehta (left) and Kailey Zhao were recent quarterfinalists at the 43rd University of Pennsylvania Tournament and semi-finalists at the state championship of the New Jersey Speech and Debate League.
The Westfield Debate Team is a partnership of the Westfield Public School District, the Westfield Parent-Teacher Council Gifted Education Committee and the Westfield Area YMCA. The team consists of 24 members from Westfield High School and Edison and Roosevelt Intermediate Schools, with such Public Forum Debate topics as the repeal of the capital gains tax, authorization of military force and whether college athletes should be paid.
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