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La Salle Academy hosted the 3rd Br. Felipe Belleza National Debate Championship

By Van Loven Abbu On Monday, February 20, 2017

La Salle Academy hosted the 3rd Br. Felipe Belleza National Debate Championship last February 17-19, 2017 at La Salle Academy. It was participated by 23 teams from 9 different institutions, 2 from Luzon, 1 from Visayas, and 6 from Mindanao. This year's tournament has the heaviest adjudication core from its previous ones. Three are coming from Luzon (DLSU, UP-D, and ADMU), one from Visayas (USJR), and one from Mindanao (MSU-IIT). The event's highlights were it's grand social gatherings for each evening, from Plaza Alemania's Munich Rooftop Restaurant, to the Mahogany Hills' Open Garden, and to the Cheradel Suites' Dome.

Below is the summary of winners of the 3rd FBNDC.

Champion: Southridge A (Teddy Peralta, Nico Meer, Jake Consing)
Best Speaker of the Final: Nico Meer 
Runner Up: LSGH A (Ethan Floro, Nicolas Lozano, Zhangyi Fan)

Top Ten Speakers:
1 - Joaquin Alfredo M. Consing (SR A) 
2 - Eduardo Noel Xavier A. Peralta (SR A)
3 - Patricia Bobadilla (PSHS C)
4 - Ethan Floro (LSGH A)
5 - Lamberto Nicolo J. Meer III (SR A) 
6 - Nicolas Lozano (LSGH A) 
7 - Zhangyi Fan (LSGH A)
8 - Socorro A. Ogan (USJR A)
9 - Jade R. Alcomendras (USJR A) 
10 - Anna Azriffah Janary S. Guiling (MSU-Marawi A)

Top Five Judges:
1 - Eugene Salazar (Southridge)
2 - Rhandy Ong (LSA)
3 - Gab Caballero (USJR)
3 - Maristella Gonzaga (USJR)
3 - Ashley Mejias (LSA)