State Migrant Ed Speech & Debate 2017
Arianna Sells
Friday, July 21, 2017

State Migrant Ed Speech & Debate 2017

Picture of State Migrant Ed Speech & Debate Region 2 winners

The State Migrant Speech & Debate Tournament was held on May 5th, 6th, and 7th. The state tournament featured Migrant students from all over the State of California in grades 6-12. Here are the results for Region 2 Contestants 1st place


Windsor Middle School - Daisy Guzman, Dafne Cruz, Daniela Orosco, 8th grade

Cali Calmeca - Bryan Santiago 7th grade 


 2nd  English speech, 6th grade, Harneet Kaur, Live Oak

and 2nd extemporaneous, Harneet Kaur, Live Oak


3rd place English speech, 7th grade, Arshpreet Kaur, River Valley High


 2nd place Spanish Speech, Jose Hernandez, 9th Dixon High School, and 2nd place Spanish extemporaneous


11th, 2nd English, Manraj Singh, River Valley High, and  1st place extemporaneous 


2nd English Speech Jasmine Kaur, River Valley High, English 12th and 1st English

Extemporaneous (this was her fourth consecutive year winning extemporaneous!)


1st place Spanish prepared speech, 10th grade and 

1st place Spanish extemporaneous speech, Allyson Martínez, Napa Unified


3rd place English High School Debate

Itzel Gallardo, Mariana Ortiz, Lesly Torres-Bustillos and Jennifer Huerta, Vacaville High


Coaches Award:

Region 2

Awesome Coaches attending State Finals:

Luz Cardona, Juliana Corr, Omar Cortez, Lucero Guerrero, José Gomar, Inaki Gomez, Conchita Guerrero Lopez, Carmen Matus, Sandra Rodriguez, Mandip and Paul Virk. 


Mil Gracias to all coaches and ALL MEP staff! Special abrazos to Delia, Hector and el mero-mero de Speech & Debate, Jose Gomar.


It was a fantastic year for all the migrant students that participated!