HAEF wins big at Panhellenic Forensics Tournament 2013
Panhellenic Forensics Tournament 2013
The finalists in the Sweepstakes category are the following:Group Discussion:Finalist: Maria Alexia PlatiaOratory:Finalists: Alexandra Paivana and Vassiliki PapadopoulouHonorable Mentions: Alex Athanasopoulos, Konstantinos Samaras, Anastasia Repouliou (total of 5 out of our 6 Oratories!)Oral Interpretation Comic:Finalists: Alexandra Paivana (First among Equals) and Ion AlexandropoulosHonorable Mentions: Gerasimina Vogia (total of 3 out of our 4 Pieces!)Duet Acting Comic:Honorable Mentions: Nefeli Ioannou & Leda Xanthi KatopodiDuet Acting Dramatic:Honorable Mentions: Nina Frantzeskaki & Anna NazouThe Debate Champions are:Krysianna Papadakis, Eliza Gkritzi and Andreas Athanasopoulos
All three of our debate teams performed really well, with younger speakers who were attending their first PFA Tournament showing excellent promise for the future. Following the preliminary rounds, our B and C teams ranked: 10th (Zoe Aliprantis, Theodore Dounias, Amalia Kostopoulou) and 14th (Iris Frangou, Alex Athanasopoulos, Vasilis Oikonomou). All teams ranked in the top third of the competition.
All members of the B and C teams attended the Panhellenic Tournament for the first time, and managed to win 3 out of 5 debates - missing the quarterfinals only by a few speaker points.
Krysianna Papadaki was ranked 3rd on the individual speaker tab, and Andreas Athanasopoulos ranked 10th. All speakers ranked in the top half of the competition.
This success would, of course, have never been possible without the tremendous assistance and unwavering support of the coaches and teachers, who worked during school hours, after school hours, weekends and holidays! Thank you all!Effie Giannakouri, HAEF Forensics Coordinator