Dordt College News

Dordt’s debate team gets to quarterfinals at first-ever appearance

October 18, 2013

Dordt College sent its first-ever debate teams to the Jackrabbit Jousts Debate Tournament at South Dakota State University, competing with 19 other teams representing more than a dozen schools. The team consisting of juniors Adam Vander Stoep of Doon, Iowa, and Lee Ver Burg of Rock Valley, Iowa, made it to the quarterfinal round. Vander Stoep was ranked the 10th best individual debater.

“I’m extremely proud of the students for doing so well, and I think it’s a great first outing for them,” said Coach Donald Roth, assistant professor of criminal justice and business administration at Dordt College.

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