2 Seniors, 1 Junior, 4 Sophomores and 1 Freshman Faced 6,000 of the Nation’s Top Forensics Competitors. 6 Advanced and 1 Made the Top 5 in the USA! - Eight members of the 2020-2021 MTHS Forensics team competed in the 2021 National Speech and Debate Tournament. They were: Maria Papera (Senior), Victoria Wei (Senior), Thomas Chen (Junior), Ashley Xiang (Sophomore), Sophia Kuznetsova (Sophomore), Ram Pantula (Sophomore), Sunay Hegde (Sophomore), and Ananya Bhat (Freshman). Wei, placed 5th in the nation for Prepared Commentary category at this year’s Tournament. The MTHS students competed against 6,000 of the nation’s top high school Speech and Debate competitors.