Ian Mahmud ’12 and Colin Etnire ’12, ranked among the top U.S. debaters in 2011-12

Brooks Quimby Debate Council now No. 11 in world, Etnire ’12 No. 4 in US

December 8, 2011

The Brooks Quimby Debate Council’s (BQDC) competitive success this semester was acknowledged by a drastic jump forward of 21 places in the international rankings, which were changed to accurately reflect how debate societies across the globe stack up against each other.

The updated world standings are just one reflection of the BQDC’s recent successes. “The debate crew this fall is the most impressive in recent history,” said Virginia Flatow ‘13, who has been a member of the BQDC since her freshman year. “The team has done amazingly, both individually and as an entire group,” she said.


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