Middle Level has two tournaments a year. They are marked by high turn out and high enthusiasm. Fall 2011-2012 results available themifa.org/content/leg-debate-state-tournament-2011-2012
The Original Interpretation contest is uniquely about the interpretation of a student's own original work in poetry and prose.
Winners on December 3, 2011 at Dexter high school were:
Maddy Eash from Anchor Bay in Original Prose.
Abena Stone from The Roeper School in Poetry.
Complete results can be found at http://ie.hirelesmana.com/tabs.php?tourn=oidec11
Novice Policy Debate In a 2-1 decision, Midland HH Dow defeated Dexter for the Novice Policy Debate title for 2011-12 at Dexter High School on Saturday December 3.
The Championship team consisted of Joyce Chu, Kyle Cushman, Sean Cushman, Alec Davis, Clare Elwell, William Kruper, Bridget Lawate, Andrew Malecki, Vikram Shanker, Kayla Stryker, and Josh Zhao.
Dexter's runners ups were Freshmen Sean Barlett, Rachael Skye, and Vince Palenick who debated in prelims and freshman Mark Kanipe and junior Valerie Lewis debated in the two elimination rounds.
To reach the finals, Dow defeated Traverse City Central and Dexter prevailed over West Bloomfield.
Novice Policy Debate Results are here: http://themifa.org/content/novice-state-champions