The Harlingen High School Speech and Debate team participated in the 2016 Harvard Invitational Forensics Tournament. Several students advanced in their respective areas. As a result of a successful competition, Grant Burbach also earned a bid to compete at the Debate Tournament of Champions in Kentucky.
Complete results are as follows:
Irene Tyler, 10th grade – Triple-Octos in JV Lincoln Douglas Debate
Brandon Salas,11th grade – Octos in Original Oratory
James Montelongo, 11th grade – Octos in Humorous Interpretation
Grant Burbach, 10th grade – Quarterfinals in Congressional Debate