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Brentwood College Students Soar High in International Debate Competition

January 07, 2020

The Lake Cowichan Gazette in Canada reports that the Brentwood College IPPF team has advanced to the Round of 32 in the 2019-20 competition. 

Amity Regional HS Debate Team Competes In International Event

December 04, 2019

The Patch reports that Amity Regional High School in Woodbridge, Connecticut, has advanced to the "Top 64" round of the 19th annual International Public Policy Forum (IPPF). By advancing, the students remain eligible to win a $10,000 grand prize and an all-expenses-paid trip to the IPPF Finals in New York City.

IPPF: Announcing the 2019-20 Top 64 Teams

November 06, 2019

The Brewer Foundation and New York University are proud to announce the “Top 64” teams for the 19th annual International Public Policy Forum (IPPF) – the first and only contest that gives high school students around the world the opportunity to engage in written and oral debates on issues of public policy.

Notre Dame High School Takes Home $10,000 in International Public Policy Forum Debate Win

April 29, 2019

Students on the debate team at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks are riding high this week, after their recent win in New York City at the 18th Annual Brewer Foundation/New York University International Public Policy Forum (IPPF) debate competition. 

Slovak Students Win Debate Contest in New York

April 23, 2018

The Slovak Spectator reports that a team of students from the Bratislava-based LEAF Academy bested high schools from around the globe on April 21, winning the 17th Annual Brewer Foundation/New York University International Public Policy Forum (IPPF) debate competition and a $10,000 grand prize.

Elite Debaters

April 09, 2018

The Albuquerque Journal reports that members of an elite student debate team from East Mountain High School will soon pack their bags for an all-expenses-paid trip to New York City to compete as national finalists in a global debate competition April 21 for a grand prize of $10,000.

Debate Team Wins Prize At International Competition

March 31, 2017

The Hartford Courant reports that a team from Westfield Academy, in West Hartford, bested students from China, Taiwan, and the United States on its way to winning an international debate competition and - a $10,000 prize.

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