The 2009 Hilltopper Classic at Marquette University High School ended at approximately 2:30PM on Sunday when Flynn Makuch and Alex Pappas of Glenbrook North High School were awarded the Varsity Policy Debate Championship. Glenbrook North earned the James Madison Copeland Cup by defeating Evan McCarty and Lee Quinn from Mountain Brook High School in the finals. Both teams–as well as Glenbrook North’s Alexis Shklar and Vinay Sridharan, who were walked over in the semifinals–receive a bid to the National Tournament of Champions at the University of Kentucky. Shklar also received the Clark/Foley Outstanding Speaker Award for finishing as the top individual speaker at the tournament.
Complete results are available via Joy of Tournaments.