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Warwick’s Hathaway Named IPDA Debate Champion at St. Anselm

[CREDIT: Emmerson College] The IPDA winners group at St. Anselm in November, from left, top row: William Rowley, Jack Degnan Bottom row: Deion Hawkins (coach), Jenna Dewji, Karthik Ramaswami, Sara Hathaway, of Warwick, RI.
[CREDIT: Emmerson College] The IPDA winners group at St. Anselm in November, from left, top row: William Rowley, Jack Degnan Bottom row: Deion Hawkins (coach), Jenna Dewji, Karthik Ramaswami, Sara Hathaway, of Warwick, RI.
[CREDIT: Emmerson College] The IPDA winners group at St. Anselm in November, from left, top row: William Rowley, Jack DegnanBottom row: Deion Hawkins (coach), Jenna Dewji, Karthik Ramaswami, Sara Hathaway, of Warwick, RI.

BOSTON — Sara Hathaway of Warwick, RI, majoring in Political Communication, and graduating in 2022, was crowned as Regional Champion at the IPDA regional debate tournament at St. Anselm College in November, which she attended with the Emerson College Forensics Team.

The Emerson Forensics Team is a nationally competitive speech and debate team, that represent Emerson College as they travel across the country competing in 12 different public speaking events.

The International Public Debate Association is one of the fastest growing interscholastic debate associations in the nation, with competitive programs ranging from California to Florida, from Texas to Michigan. Its mission is to provide an opportunity for individuals to develop their advocacy skills in a forum that promotes appropriate and effective communication.

Author: Rob Borkowski

Rob has worked as reporter and editor for several publications, including The Kent County Daily Times and Coventry Courier, before working for Gatehouse in MA then moving home with Patch Media. Now he's publisher and editor of WarwickPost.com. Contact him at editor@warwickpost.com with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.

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