Forensics News!


Over Memorial Day weekend, Sophia Thomas ‘25 competed at the 70th annual National Catholic Forensics League Grand National Championship in Washington, DC! Our league, the NYCFL, won First Place Sweepstakes, proving once again that every weekend our students compete in the most competitive local league in the country! Congratulations:

  • Sophia Thomas ‘25
    • Semi-Finalist
    • Declamation

2022-23 will be a big transition for the team as Ms. Ablon turns the team over to FOF-tastic new coaches! A warm welcome to:

  • Ms. Tali Balas
    • Head Coach and JV/V Extemp Coach
    • Lower School Librarian
  • Mr. Aaron Salzman
    • Dec, OO, Duo and DP Coach
    • Upper School Theology Teacher
  • Ms. Rebecca Collins Jordan
    • JV/V OI and POI
    • Upper School Theology Teacher

Further, congratulations to the 2022-23 Forensics Team Captains!

  • Extemp Team Captain and Peer Practice Leader: Carolina Lenzo
  • Extemp JV Captain and Peer Practice Leader: Lindsay King
  • Extemp Resource Captain and Peer Practice Leader: Brooke Klausner
  • Speech Team Captain and Peer Practice Leader: Barbara Gibbons
  • Speech JV Captain and Peer Practice Leader: Charlotte Lessar

Lastly, congratulations and well wishes to the graduating members of the team and departing coach Ms. Ablon, and sincere thanks to all the parents, alumnae and faculty who judged tournaments this year—we cannot do it without you!

Wishing all a wonderful summer!