SCVTHS STUDENT PARTICIPATES IN HARVARD NATIONAL FORENSIC TOURNAMENT
Abiram Gangavaram, a junior in the Academy for Health and Medical Sciences at SCVTHS, poses with his quarterfinalist trophy from the 45th Harvard National Forensics Tournament held at Harvard University.
From February 15th to 18th, Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School student Abiram Gangavaram of Watchung, a junior in the Academy for Health and Medical Sciences, participated in the 45th Harvard National Forensics Tournament held at Harvard University.
During his time competing, Abiram authored a bill on income inequality and successfully argued his bill, as well as other bills and topics within his chamber. After successfully competing in the preliminary rounds, Abiram progressed to become one of 150 quarter finalists.
The 45th Harvard National Forensics Tournament included over 500 high school students from 155 Schools, from over 25 states, as well as a delegation from Uganda, who competed in 30 preliminary chambers. At the event, contestants debated on a range of current issues such as immigration, international trade, the economy and social issues like income inequality and women’s rights.
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