Represented by 7 teams and 4 judges, the UADS contingent did the U of A proud at the 70-team National Debating Championships held in Montreal this weekend. The team of Steph Wanke and TJ Adhihetty broke second with a 6-0 record to finish in 5th place overall. As well, Steph was ranked 2nd place speaker in the country and TJ was close behind in 10th. As well, Barrie Tanner advanced to judge the final round.
The U of A also won its bid to host the 2005 National Championships next year.