On the weekend of Oct. 29, Washburn University Debate headed to the annual James Johnson Memorial Invitational debate tournament being held at Colorado College.
Washburn took six teams of 12 students to the tournament. The teams consisted of: freshman Troy Carlson and sophomore Brooke Manny, sophomore Sarah Dweik and junior John Williams, sophomore Will Starks and senior Quintin Brown, juniors Bailey Hockett and Matt Parnell, juniors Kelly Burns and Grant Waters and seniors Kaitlyn Bull and Ryan Kelly.
Bull and Kelly were ultimately crowned the tournament champions, with a 3-0 score. In addition, Washburn represented four of the top 10 spots taken at the tournament, with Waters achieving seventh place, Bull achieving fifth place, Brown achieving fourth place and Kelly achieving second place.